Category Archives: Lecture

Schedule of 2020 Jewish History Lectures by Irene Shaland

Upcoming Jewish History Lectures Presented by Irene Shaland: September, October, December 2020 “…memory is the keyword, which combines past and present, past and future…” Elie Wiesel An internationally-published writer and educator Irene Shaland invites you to embark on a journey … Continue reading

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Travels in Jewish History: Free Zoom Lecture

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 … Continue reading

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Jewish Diaspora Book Review

We came across a recent review of Irene Shaland’s book “The Dao of Being Jewish and Other Stories: Tales of Jewish Diaspora, Persecution, the Holocaust and Rebirth in Europe, Africa and Asia” and want to share it with our readers. … Continue reading

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Jewish Renaissance in the Mediterranean

The Return of the Jews: Jewish Renaissance in the Mediterranean Irene Shaland’s Virtual Presentation Tuesday, June 30th, 2020  7:00 PM via Zoom Registrations for this Zoom based lecture is required. Click here to register  OR — Call 845.634.4997 to register. … Continue reading

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Help The Dao of Being Jewish Reach New Readers

If you read my latest book “The Dao of Being Jewish and Other Stories” and liked it please help it reach a wider audience. Amazon Customer Reviews are critical for a book to be noticed. Even a one-sentence short review would … Continue reading

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Free Lecture: Jews of the Jungles (and cities) in Brazil

Save the Date: 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 … Continue reading

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Unknown Gems of the Mediterranean Jewish History: Malta and Corsica

Free Lecture at New City Library: Unknown Gems of the Mediterranean Jewish History: Malta and Corsica Sunday October 6th, 2019   2:00 PM The Malta archipelago, a miniscule spot in the middle of the Mediterranean, still remains unknown to most US … Continue reading

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Discovering Jewish Connections in Sardinia

Sardinia is an island famed for its unearthly beauty. Sardinia is second only to Sicily in its size among the Mediterranean islands. Like Sicily, Sardinia attracted numerous waves of invaders: Phoenicians, Carthaginians, Romans, Byzantines, Arabs, the Italian city-states of Pisa … Continue reading

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Jews of the Jungles and cities in Brazil – Free Lecture in New City NY

Free Lecture: Jews of the Jungles and Cities in Brazil Lecture presented by IRENE SHALAND  on Sunday April 14th, 2019   at 2:00 PM Join Irene Shaland, an internationally-published travel writer and author of several books for a captivating journey through 500 … Continue reading

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In Search of a Jewish Story in Cuba

  Cuyahoga County Public Library — Orange Branch — PRESENTS Irene Shaland’s Lecture An Island within an Island: In Search of a Jewish Story through 500 Years of Cuban History  Thursday          March 7th2019                      7:00 PM Lecture is FREE, but advance registration … Continue reading

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