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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    06/18/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
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    With his encyclopedic knowledge and intense passion, he brings to life a vanished world ... A second layer was added to Shanghai's Jewish community when several thousand Jews fleeing persecution in Czarist Russia arrived here at the turn of the 20th ...
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  • Shanghai's Jewish Ghetto | Shanghai Pathways
    For one hundred years, from 1850 to 1950, waves of Jewish immigrants-from India, Russia and Germany-had a significant impact on the economy and development of Shanghai.
    02/11/2016 - 11:26 am | View Website
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    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.
    02/11/2016 - 8:42 am | View Website
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    02/11/2016 - 8:20 am | View Website
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    02/10/2016 - 11:23 pm | View Website
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    Shortly prior to and during World War II, and coinciding with the Second Sino-Japanese War, tens of thousands of Jewish refugees were resettled in the Japanese Empire.
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