• Asia,  Jewish History

    Free Zoom Lecture Travels in Jewish History Part I: Asia

    trouve plus *** 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 Reservations Required:  Call 845-634-4997, ext. 139 OR Register on line at https://newcity.librarycalendar.com/events/travels-jewish-history-part-1-burma-cambodia-china-india Join Irene Shaland, the author of “The Dao of Being Jewish and Other Stories,” for a fascinating two-part talk about her travels through Jewish history in six countries on two continents. In Part I:  

  • Books,  Jewish History,  Travel Tips

    Jewish Diaspora Book Review

    lieu de rencontre marseille 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. Reviewed by  Beverly Friend, Ph. D., Professor of English at Oakton Community College, Executive Director of the China Judaic Studies Association. “When this book came out, I emailed a brief blurb to the China/Judaic Studies list, noting the cities and countries covered.  However, Chapter 4, on Kaifeng, is  of special interest.  Reading Shaland’s words brought back many memories of the time I was there in 1993 leading a group of…

  • Holocaust,  Jewish History

    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 make a big difference. A potential reader seeing that other people have read the book and expressed their opinion of it would be more likely to look further and decide if my book deserves their attention. If you read either the paperback or the Kindle edition of my book, please tell others what you think about it and write an honest Amazon Customer Review.  Please click here to review “The…