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.”Continue reading “Program Hosted by Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage on December 9, 2020”
Schedule of 2020 Jewish History Lectures by Irene Shaland
Upcoming Jewish History Lectures Presented by Irene Shaland:
September, October, December 2020.
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 and Genoa, and the Spanish Kingdom of Aragon—all succeeded one another in dominating the island. The Northern Italians came last, with Garibaldi himself falling in love with the island. He chose to live the last years of his life in Carpera, Sardinia.Continue reading “Discovering Jewish Connections in Sardinia”