Category Archives: History

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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Free Lecture May 7 New City Library

New City Library Presents Irene Shaland’s Lecture Stones Fill the Void: Visiting the Murdered Jews of Vienna Sunday   May 7th  2:00 PM.  Advance registrations required. Call 845.634.4997 to register. We will journey through 2,000 years of Jewish history in Austria and Vienna, … Continue reading

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Lecture: Jewish Renaissance in Sicily and Sardinia

The infamous 1492 Edict of Expulsion of the Jews forced close to 500,000 people into exile from Sicily. Many had to leave their home country where they lived for centuries, but still many, with nowhere to go, were pressured into … Continue reading

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New Ad for The Dao of Being Jewish Book

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The “Jewish Question” in Vienna (excerpt from The Dao of Being Jewish and Other Stories)

Don’t look for the Steinedererinnerung in your guidebook: the murdered Jews of Austria have neither a Rick Steves nor a Frommer. And Vienna, basking in its Baroque and Art Nouveau splendor, would rather have you waltzing from Schonbrunn palace to … Continue reading

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Irene Shaland’s Book Available at Barnes and Noble

Irene Shaland’s latest book “The Dao of Being Jewish and Other Stories” is now available at Barnes & Noble. Go to Barnes & Noble online Store. In “The Dao of Being Jewish and Other Stories” Irene Shaland presents a collective Jewish … Continue reading

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The Dao of Being Jewish and Other Stories Released

New book of stories from Irene Shaland is now available in paperback. In The Dao of Being Jewish and Other Stories Irene Shaland presents a collective Jewish narrative from various parts of the globe. She takes the reader on a … Continue reading

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