Travels in Jewish History: Free Zoom Lecture

Stela with Chinese and English letters

The oldest Jewish Cemetery in China.

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 two continents.

In Part I: Journey through Asia exploring little-known events in the history of Chinese Jews, and Jews in India, Myanmar (Burma), and Cambodia.

In Part II: Travel to the beautiful Mediterranean islands of Malta and Corsica whose Jewish history manifests a fascinating trajectory still under-the-radar for most travelers and historians. Seeking Jewish narrative all over the world, Irene and her husband-photographer Alex have visited over 70 countries and shared their experiences with audiences and readers in the US, Canada, Israel, and Europe.

Dates and Times:

Wednesday, September 30, 2020, at 7:00 PM

Wednesday, October 7, 2020, at 7:00 PM

Both events are free, but registration is required. Call 845-634-4997, ext. 139 Or follow the links below to reserve your spot.

Click this link to register for Part I

Click this link to register for Part II

 

Taj Mahal with its reflection in the pool

Taj Mahal

Angkor Wat, Cambodia

Angkor Wat

 

Great Harbor of Malta

Great Harbor of Malta

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