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Large Print Edition of Tennessee Williams on the Soviet Stage is at Amazon

In her Tennessee Williams on the Soviet Stage book, Irene Shaland explores the history and problems involved in staging Tennessee Williams’s works in the Soviet theater. This book has five chapters and discusses 1970s – early 1980s Russian productions of … Continue reading

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Free Lecture at New City Library, NY: Jews in Myanmar and Cambodia

Presented by Irene Shaland Sunday October 21st 2018  at 2:00 PM New City Library: 220 N. Main Street, New City, New York Advance registration required. Call 845.634.4997 to register. This is Burma, and it will be quite unlike any land you … Continue reading

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Medical Requirements for Travelers to Brazil, Continued

If you missed Part one of this post click here Part One When you make an appointment at your medical system’s Travel Clinic before your trip to Brazil, they always ask you when and what country are you going. Before … Continue reading

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Medical Requirements for Travelers to Brazil

Hello my fellow-travelers, If Brazil is in your travel plans, you might find this information helpful.  Alex and I are going to Brazil in November of this year, so we decided to get our medical preparations out of the way … Continue reading

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Free Lecture: “Travels in Jewish History” at Carnegie Investment Council

Join Irene Shaland, an internationally-published art and travel writer, educator, and lecturer, for a fascinating talk about her travels through Jewish history in Burma, India, China, Cuba, and Cambodia. Seeking Jewish narrative all over the world, Irene with her husband-photographer … Continue reading

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Book Review: Birds for beginners in Southern Africa by Philip Coetzee

Review by Philip Coetzee If you look for a field guide, this is the wrong book, but if you want to understand more about birds, about their biology, habits and habitat, this is the perfect book.  In a fun way, with … Continue reading

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Travels in Jewish History Lecture in NYC

Center for Jewish History, NYC presents Irene Shaland’s Lecture TRAVELS IN JEWISH HISTORY Tuesday  May 29 2018   7:00 PM If you are interested in Jewish history, join Irene Shaland, an internationally-published art and travel writer, educator, and lecturer, for a fascinating … Continue reading

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Book Event at Visible Voice Books

        Book Event at Visible Voice Books:   Irene Shaland and her new book  The Dao of Being Jewish and Other Stories    Saturday   May 19th 2018   7:30 PM  Limited seating.  Advance registrations strongly suggested. Call 216-961-0084 to register. … Continue reading

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Lecture at Maltz Museum: Jewish Story through 500 Years of Cuban History

Cost: $12 general; $6 Maltz Museum members. Limited seating. Call 216.593.0575 to register. The Cuban Jewish story reflects a struggle for survival through assimilation and acculturation.  It is also based on a narrative depicting not a single community but rather … Continue reading

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In Search of a Jewish Story in China Lecture Presented at MJHNYC

The China Institute and Museum of Jewish Heritage, both of New York, celebrate the Chinese New Year with the Jewish Stories of China Irene Shaland was invited to present her popular lecture “In Search of a Jewish Story in China” … Continue reading

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