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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  • The extraordinary life of the first American to join China's Communist Party
    Disillusioned and returning to America with his family, he started a new life and became a respected academic ... He took on a freelance assignment for an American press outlet investigating Shanghai's prostitution rackets. He learned that most of the ...
    07/29/2015 - 1:23 pm | View Link
  • Feature: A Jewish Australian's life story with Shanghai
    I must say that I have been very fortunate in that our immediate family was able to escape from Germany before World War II and receive refuge in China," Peter Witting, an 87-year-old Jewish Australian said after sharing his life story with viewers of a ...
    07/15/2015 - 5:11 pm | View Link
  • Shanghai Museum Opens "Shanghai's List" Memorial
    On Wednesday, the Shanghai Jewish Refugees Museum revealed a memorial wall ... many Shanghai residents had since forgotten the story until the museum opened in 2007 on the site of Shanghai's old Ohel Moshe Synagogue, now in the Tilanqiao area of the ...
    09/3/2014 - 12:45 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
    After days working at an import/export company, he was fond of exploring the city's night life. “One of my favorite places ... The Japanese occupation provided Shanghai’s Chinese and Jewish population with a common cause—and a common enemy.
    11/24/2013 - 1:44 am | View Link
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  • Shanghai Ghetto
    The Shanghai Ghetto, formally known as the Restricted Sector for Stateless Refugees, was an area of approximately one square mile in the Hongkew district of Japanese ...
    08/4/2015 - 8:13 am | View Website
  • The Jews of Shanghai: Uncovering the Archives and Stories ...
    A Dragon Boat, Shanghai, China. (ca. 1919-1929) "Life was difficult in Shanghai, but infinitely better than anything they had left behind. From lower ...
    08/4/2015 - 7:37 am | View Website
  • 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
    08/4/2015 - 7:30 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 ...
    08/4/2015 - 2:30 am | View Website
  • Shanghai's amazing Jewish community
    Shanghai's amazing secret, during World War II, it saved tens of thousands of Jews who formed an flourishing Jewish community, by Ron Gluckman
    08/3/2015 - 5:40 pm | View Website
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