Claire Ehrlich // The Lost World of Yiddish Anarchists

Announcement for talk on Anarchism and Yiddishkayt-Moscow, 1918.pngJewish Currents | The Lost World of Yiddish AnarchistsOn Sunday, January 20, YIVO will host Yiddish Anarchism: New Scholarship on a Forgotten Tradition, a day-long conference. Claire Ehrlich sat down with scholars Kenyon Zimmer, Anna Elena Torres, and Tony Michels to discuss, among other topics, anarchism’s relationship to Jewish culture, religious practice, and Zionism; its erasure within Jewish scholarship; and why it’s so often dismissed as a political tendency. This conversation has been edited for length and clarity.

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