Category Archives: Lecture

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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Lecture Erika Bourguignon at Artists Archives

The Artists Archives of the Western Reserve is proud to announce its program: The Woman Behind the Artist- The Many Lives of Erika Bourguignon a presentation by Irene Shaland. Wednesday, August 17 at 6:30 PM Address:  Artists Archives of the … Continue reading

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Irene Shaland Present Lecture In Search of a Happy Jewish Story in India in New City NY on October 18

Join internationally published art and travel writer Irene Shaland, as she invites you to “grow into India.” Discover the most refined beauty and the deepest spirituality of this country. Learn about India’s art, architecture, and religions. Hear fascinating stories about … Continue reading

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Irene Shaland’s Lecture Face-to-Face with Africa Presented at the Detroit Public Library on September 12, 2015

The Social Science, Education & Religion Department of the Detroit Public Library invited Irene Shaland to present her popular lecture “Face-to-Face with Africa.” Irene shared her personal stories she discovered in Africa. This mysterious continent remains as one of the … Continue reading

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Irene Shaland’s Lecture Draws a Large Audience at the New City Library, NY

Over 60 people attended Irene Shaland’s lecture “Scandinavia through the Eyes of a Jewish Traveler” at the New City Public Library, New City, NY on June 21. Some already knew Irene from her October, 2014 lecture on China. Many met … Continue reading

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Dorothy Silver Speaks at Fairmount Temple

On Sunday morning May 17th, Cleveland theater legend Dorothy Silver shared her personal stories with a captivated audience at Fairmount Temple in Beachwood, Ohio.  From James Baldwin to Durrenmatt and from Shakespeare to new authors like Jesse Eisenberg, Dorothy brought … Continue reading

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Irene Shaland’s Lecture “Scandinavia through the Eyes of a Jewish Traveler” Presented at the Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage on March 4, 2015

Irene Shaland presented her popular lecture “State of Deception: the Power of Nazi Propaganda” at the Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage  in conjunction with the Museum’s outstanding exhibit “State of Deception: the Power of Nazi Propaganda.”  Irene based the slide … Continue reading

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Lecture at Fort Lee Library: Face-to-Face with Africa from the Jewish Perspective

FORT LEE LIBRARY PRESENTS: Irene Shaland’s Lecture Face-to-Face with Africa from the Jewish Perspective April 19th 2015, 2:00 PM The artist photographer Alex Shaland and internationally-published art and travel writer Irene Shaland, have a life-long passion for travel. Together they … Continue reading

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In Search of a Jewish Story in China Lecture Presented on Feb 25 at Mandel JCC

New chapter in China history. On February 25, Irene Shaland presented her popular lecture In Search of a Jewish Story in China at Mandel Jewish Community Center in Beachwood, Ohio.  This lecture was sponsored by Lifelong Learning Institute and Mandel … Continue reading

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Lecture at the Cleveland Museum of Natural History

It was a hard day’s night this past Wednesday, September 3! Early afternoon we presented our Jewish stories of China for the Lifelong Learning institute and in the evening we headed to the Cleveland Museum of Natural History. In conjunction … Continue reading

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