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CHANUKAH IN SICILY with Rabbi Barbara
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Monday, December 14, 2020 – 6:00 pm Italy time
A ZOOM Event – Sponsored by Chavurah Ner Tamid Palermo, Sicily’s Pluralistic Jewish Congregation Porta “Chanukiyot”, candele e fiammiferi per accendere cinque le candele! Bring your Chanukah menorah, candles and matches! to light the FIFTH CANDLE
Join us for a Free Virtual Program Hosted by Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage: Global Response to the Holocaust: The Islands and the Boot: Cuba – Calabria (Italy) – Malta – Corsica. Presented by Irene Shaland, the author of “The Dao of Being Jewish and Other Stories.”
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Global Response to the Holocaust Lecture, a free Zoom event. Free Virtual Lecture Series Hosted by the Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage on October 14, November 11, December 9. Presented by Irene Shaland.
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New City Library, New York Presents Irene Shaland’s Free Virtual Zoom Lectures: Travels in Jewish History. Part I: Asia — Wednesday, Sept. 30 at 7:00 PM
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Upcoming Jewish History Lectures Presented by Irene Shaland:
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September, October, December 2020.
Travel through Jewish history in Asia and Mediterranean with an internationally-published art and travel writer and lecturer Irene Shaland. Join her for a fascinating two-part talk about her search for little-known fascinating stories about Jewish people in six countries on two continents.
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The Return of the Jews: Jewish Renaissance in the Mediterranean
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Irene Shaland’s Virtual Presentation on Tuesday, June 30th, 2020 7:00 PM via Zoom. See details below:
If you read my latest book “The Dao of Being Jewish and Other Stories” and liked it please help my book reach a wider audience.
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Free Lecture: Jews of the Jungles (and cities) in Brazil
Presenter: Irene Shaland
Orange Library Branch, Cuyahoga County Public Library
Thursday March 19th, 2020 at 7:00 PM
Join Irene Shaland, an internationally-published travel writer and author of several books for a captivating journey through 500 years of Jewish history in Brazil. Encounter little-known stories of Brazil discovery in the 15thcentury’s context of a twisted world of politics, deceptions, and intrigues. Learn about the key role the Crypto-Jews played in this country’s exploration and development. Find out why Anna Novinsky, a renowned expert in Jewish history residing in Sao Paolo, claimed that “Brazil was built by the Jews!”
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