Cajun fried Jewish identity: An interview with Monique Brumbach

Keeping Jewish Weird show

Summary: This episode we tackle a few controversial topics with our friend, human rights lawyer and religious leader, Monique Brumbach. We talk about what it means to be an ally to marginalized communities here in the United States, as well as white privilege, anti-Semitism, feminism, and Monique’s international work fighting against gender-based violence by creating change for women who are uniquely vulnerable to exploitation as they seek asylum. We also learn a little about Monique’s childhood growing up in New Orleans, Louisiana as a descendent of Holocaust survivors.