Category Archives: Religion

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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THE JEWISH GREETING FOR THE SECULAR NEW YEAR

Reprinted with permission of the author, Rabbi Barbara Aiello Throughout Israel, especially in Tel Aviv, the last day of the year is “party night.” On December 31st Israelis will celebrate along with the rest of the world but instead 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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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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Masai – the Lost Tribe of Israel

Masai Warriors – “God’s Chosen People” This is a Jewish story of Africa that I found in the most unlikely of places: the vast plains of Masai Mara and Serengeti reserves. As we drove there, we saw the light-skinned, tall, … Continue reading

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