In October, Irene Shaland will be presenting two lectures for you to choose from or – to attend both!
1st Lecture Date: October 14th
Time: 4:30 EST.
Title: “Global Response to the Holocaust: From Europe to Asia—Norway, Sweden, China, India.” This lecture is virtual.
Sponsoring institution: Holocaust Resource Center of New Jersey. Kean University. Union Town.
Targeted audiences are the Holocaust studies teachers. However, the event is free and open to the public; anyone can register and attend.
To register, follow the link below to fill a simple Registration Form:
Link to Registration Form
2nd Lecture Date: October 21st
Time: 6:30 PM CST
In person with a virtual option.
Title: “In Search of a Jewish Story in China.“ This lecture is in-person and virtual. Presented in connection with the Illinois Holocaust Museum’s current exhibit: Shanghai as a Safe Haven during the Holocaust.
Sponsoring institution is Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center, Chicago.
To register, click below and select “Virtual option.”
Upcoming Jewish History Lectures Presented by Irene Shaland:
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September, October, December 2020.
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Don’t look for the Steinedererinnerung in your guidebook: the murdered Jews of Austria have neither a Rick Steves nor a Frommer. And Vienna, basking in its Baroque and Art Nouveau splendor, would rather have you waltzing from Schonbrunn palace to Sachertorte’s shops instead of searching out the synagogues and homes of long-gone Jews. An Austrian sarcastic proverb, as noted by Magrit Reiter in her conference presentation “Antisemitism in Austria after the Shoa,” declares that Germans were the “better Nazis,” while Austrians were definitely the “better anti-Semites.”
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New book of stories from Irene Shaland is now available in paperback. In The Dao of Being Jewish and Other Stories Irene Shaland presents a collective Jewish narrative from various parts of the globe. She takes the reader on a fascinating journey, both familiar and unknown, from Europe to Asia and Africa, from Vienna to Delhi and Nairobi. The fate of the brilliant Jewish community of Vienna annihilated during the Holocaust shines a disturbing light on the stories of the current rise of Antisemitism in Scandinavia and throughout Europe.
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Please continue reading to find the link to this story about the Holocaust.
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