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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  • Remembering foreign eye-witnesses to war - Shanghai Daily
    ... on August 14 and 23, 1937 Liliane Willens Born in Shanghai to Russian Jewish parents who fled ... lands in a busy street, all life and movement
    08/2/2015 - 3:30 pm | View Link
  • Former country club hides dark past - Shanghai Daily
    ... joyful place where Americans came to socialize with one another and “escape” life in Shanghai. ... of seven Jewish places of worship in ...
    08/2/2015 - 5:00 am | View Link
  • Murder and intrigue in Shanghai - Shanghai Daily
    ... have changed the course of one’s life and then ... to live and trade in Shanghai. It was also a refuge for white Russian emigres, Jewish ...
    07/31/2015 - 12:05 pm | View Link
  • Hongkou man remembers city’s Jewish refugees - Shanghai Daily
    Quan’s house is full of life, thanks in part ... of an anomaly, says Kitty Han, public relations manager of the Shanghai Jewish Refugee Museum.
    07/30/2015 - 3:30 pm | View Link
  • Bittersweet memoirs of childhood in 1930s Shanghai - Shanghai Daily
    ... which is today’s Xinhua Road, in Shanghai. ... China influence your later life? A: My life was ... they were rickshaw coolies or Jewish, ...
    07/30/2015 - 2:01 pm | View Link
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  • IN PICTURES: 26 family stories that tell history of Shanghai's Jewish community
    There are also reports from the English-language Zionist periodical Israel's Messenger. Fifty black-and-white photos also illustrate life in Shanghai - family get-togethers, outings and for the upper crust, balls and socials where the hostess didn't need ...
    08/12/2015 - 9:02 pm | View Link
  • New artefacts depict Jewish life in WWI
    But in just a few months' time, possibly as early as this summer, visitors will be able to feast their eyes on 235 items provided by just some of the more than 20,000 Jews who lived in Shanghai's Hongkou District ... reflects what life was like for Jewish ...
    01/13/2015 - 11:49 am | View Link
  • Exhibit recounts Shanghai's Jewish refugees in WWII
    The exhibit will be on display here for two months. Lewinsohn recounted his life in the ghetto that was established in the Hongkou District of Shanghai where nearly 15,000 Jewish people squeezed within one square mile among the local Chinese to escape the ...
    09/11/2014 - 5:06 pm | View Link
  • Shanghai’s Jews
    In the years since he returned to the United States in the 1970s, educating people about the Jewish history in Asia has been a major part of his life. The first wave of Jewish immigration into Shanghai began in the late 1840s, when the country’s eastern ...
    05/14/2014 - 9:00 pm | View Link
  • Shanghai's Forgotten Jewish Past
    But despite being occupied, Shanghai’s Europeans did not bear the brunt of Japanese aggression ... because I expected to spend the rest of my life in Shanghai.” But had Japan’s German allies had their way, matters would have been even worse.
    11/24/2013 - 1:44 am | View Link
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  • Polish Jewish Refugees in the Shanghai Ghetto, 1941–1945
    Religious school for Jewish refugee children. Shanghai ghetto, China, September 8, 1944. — US Holocaust Memorial Museum
    08/31/2015 - 2:51 pm | View Website
  • Rickshaw Home Page
    Frei-Atmen An exhibit on the subject of Shanghai as the last refuge for European Jews which took place in the summer of 2011 at the Museum für Hamburgische ...
    08/31/2015 - 10:11 am | View Website
  • Asian Jewish Life
    Asian Jewish Life is a free quarterly publication designed to share regional Jewish thoughts, ideas and culture and promote unity. It also celebrates our ...
    08/31/2015 - 6:15 am | View Website
  • Shanghai Jewish Refugees Museum, Former Ohel Moshe Synagogue
    Shanghai Jewish Refugees Museum was built in memory of the history when Jewish refugees sought sanctuary from massacre during the Second World War.
    08/30/2015 - 5:15 pm | View Website
  • Small-Group Walking Tour of Shanghai's Jewish Ghetto ...
    Delve deep into the heart of Shanghai’s Jewish history on this 2-hour tour of Shanghai’s Jewish Ghetto in the Hongkou District. On your guided walking tour, visit ...
    08/30/2015 - 1:26 pm | View Website
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