Jewish Life In Shanghai's Ghetto

A museum tells the story of World War II refugees and their time in the city.

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  • A Glimpse of Daily Life: Jewish Shanghai in Photographs
    From daily work life to weddings to soccer games in ghettos, these images capture a wide range of the Jewish experience as well as show the deep imprint Jewish culture has had on Shanghai’s history. Currently, the Hannon Library is seeking more ...
    08/17/2015 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Art Show Chronicling the Lives of Shanghai's Jewish Refugees Held in Jerusalem
    An art exhibition chronicling the lives and trials faced by Jewish refugees in Shanghai during World War II ... and of mutual support between our two peoples in those past days," said Lu. Shanghai's assistance to Europe's Jewish war refugees is still ...
    05/16/2015 - 5:57 am | View Link
  • Jewish Life in Shanghai's Ghetto
    SHANGHAI — While much of the city’s Jewish Quarter has disappeared in the years since the end of World War II, the Ohel Moshe Synagogue is a constant reminder of how this Chinese city saved tens of thousands of Jews fleeing the Holocaust. Built by ...
    08/22/2014 - 11:07 am | View Link
  • A Brief Guide to Jewish Young Adult Fiction
    Grades 8+. 4. Shanghai Escape by Kathy Kacer This is an episodic novelization of young Lily Toufar’s real-life experiences in Shanghai’s Jewish community and Hongkew ghetto. Kacer manages to achieve a delicate balance between the horrors of the ...
    07/13/2014 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Shanghai's Forgotten Jewish Past
    “It was a shock, culturally, language wise, but being young you adapt very quickly, and I made it my personal business to integrate into Chinese culture, to learn the language, because I expected to spend the rest of my life in Shanghai.” Matzdorff’s ...
    11/24/2013 - 1:31 am | View Link
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  • Travel & Resources: SHANGHAI
    Shanghai, China gay and lesbian tongzhi travel resources by Utopia Asia. Comprehensive lifestyle information and guide to hotels, accommodation, guesthouses, bars ...
    05/19/2017 - 9:58 am | View Website
  • Shanghai / French Concession
    The French Concession is the area of Shanghai once designated for the French, consisting of today's Luwan and Xuhui Districts. Luwan's Huaihai Road is a busy shopping ...
    05/19/2017 - 6:09 am | View Website
  • The Chronology of the Jews of Shanghai from 1832 to the ...
    The Chronology of the Jews of Shanghai from 1832 to the Present Day. The early history of the modern Jews in China is closely related to the history of the Sassoon ...
    05/18/2017 - 8:51 pm | View Website
  • Jewish-Chinese Connections
    Lost Jews of China. In the Middle Ages, Jewish traders following the ancient Silk Road spice route settled in China, forming a community in the city of Kaifeng.
    05/18/2017 - 8:48 am | View Website
  • Shanghai
    Shanghai's latitude relative to the equator is about the same as New Orleans, Brisbane, or Cairo; the climate is classified as humid subtropical.
    05/17/2017 - 7:47 pm | View Website
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