Shelter in Shanghai - Central Michigan Life ... that Jewish refugees found asylum in their country. The Shanghai Jewish Refugees Museum, established in 2007, is the only museum in Shanghai... 11/18/2014 - 1:20 pm | View Link
59E59 Theaters's Winter 2015 Season to Feature Works by James Ortiz, ... - Broadway World Following a sold-out run in Shanghai, this new ... This funny, frazzled couple-one Jewish, one ... and witty liar, Coal, revisits his life in a ... 11/18/2014 - 11:36 am | View Link
Casting Net: Paul Wesley to star in and produce 'Convergence' - Entertainment Weekly Online Casting Net: Paul Wesley to star in and produce 'Convergence' - IMDB 11/17/2014 - 10:13 am | View Link
Time for unions to get on board with BDS - Socialist Worker US ... become part and parcel of daily life in Israel ... August, a second ship, the Zim Shanghai, again ... receives from Jewish organizations such ... 11/16/2014 - 2:17 pm | View Link
Russian conductor with many strings to his bow - South China Morning Post But life changed in 1931 when Japan invaded the ... Bard and his brother went to Shanghai, where he ... Symphony Orchestra and the Sydney Jewish ... 11/16/2014 - 6:14 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 refugees recall a ‘haven’ At a Capitol Hill reception last week, the 85-year-old explained how, despite these hardships, Shanghai’s welcoming policy enabled about 20,000 ... but her childhood differed from the poverty-stricken life of Jews like Lindenstraus. 07/2/2014 - 6:56 am | View Link
Former Jewish refugee searches for childhood nanny in Shanghai Small gave a picture of her childhood nanny to the Shanghai Jewish Refugee Museum yesterday in hopes that someone ... specifically recalling the woman's lovely singing voice. "Shanghai's people were very nice to us, and they respected Jewish customs ... 03/27/2014 - 11:17 am | 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. 11/21/2013 - 11:08 pm | 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 Russian ... 06/20/2012 - 10:00 am | View Link
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 11/23/2014 - 10:30 pm | View Website
A Jewish Girl in Shanghai A Jewish Girl in Shanghai (Chinese: 猶太女孩在上海) is a 2010 Chinese animated family film written by Wu Lin and based on his graphic novel of the same name. 11/23/2014 - 7:45 pm | View Website
Destination Shanghai: The Jewish Community of Shanghai ... The Bund. Shanghai’s famous Bund in the central business district was lined with imposing buildings which served as headquarters of foreign banks and insurance ... 11/23/2014 - 10:56 am | View Website
Shanghai Jewish National Public Radio By Louisa Lim June 16th 2006 Smart Shanghai July 28th 2006 . New York Magazine spetember 2005 : The Ten-Point Escape plan - ... 11/23/2014 - 10:34 am | View Website
Shanghai Jewish Here are some books we recommend to you for some reading about the Jews of Shanghai: Marcus, Audrey Friedman, Krasno, Rena, Survival in ... 11/23/2014 - 9:44 am | View Website
 the Szechenyi public baths were clean, beautiful and great fun.
Hungarian paprika from the Great Market in Budapest.
Having a fixed home while seeing all these towns and sights was great.
Wish we’d packed:
Budapest is beautiful, with ornately decorated buildings and a wealth of sculptures.
Frank Gehry’s striking design for the Louis Vuitton Foundation merits its own exhibition at the Bois de Boulogne museum, through March 16.
On permanent display: equally striking works by Ellsworth Kelly, Olafur Eliasson and other modern artists. www.fondationlouisvuitton.fr/en.
Quito celebrates Founders Day on Saturday, Dec. 6, a date tied to Spanish colonization in 1534, long after the pre-Incan Quito tribe lived there.
Take a nine-day cruise aboard the luxurious, 28-suite Irrawaddy Explorer, plus three days on land, to view Bagan’s ancient shrines, Mandalay, Inle Lake and the house of Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi.
Hiking, diving, birding and exploring Moriori (Polynesian but not Maori) heritage are highlights; arrive via Air Chathams from Auckland, Wellington or Christchurch.
The Navigator Duffel Bag from Timbuk2 is a no-muss, no-fuss duffel that easily converts to a backpack with adjustable straps that can be tucked inside when not being used.
On the GoPro Hero 4 Silver, the touch-screen alone is worth the upgrade, if only for being able to frame shots and review footage, as well as easily change the settings with a finger.
 improved: low-light performance, sound quality and photo capture — up to 30 frames per second of 12-megapixel shots.
ExOfficio’s Give-N-Go Boxers are odor resistant, moisture wicking, breathable and quick drying (for hotel sink laundry), and the Sport Mesh version is similar, but with softer, stretchier material and a style and cut more suited to biking, trekking, running and other sweaty pursuits.
The Tile is a plastic tracking gadget about the size of a poker chip that can be attached to pretty much anything you don’t want to lose.
Once you register the Bluetooth chip, attach it to frequently misplaced valuables — keys, TV remote, camera — and use the Tile App for iPhone and iPad (coming soon to Android) to locate the objects.
The RFID Travel Vest by Scottevest features an RFID-blocking pocket to “protect your valuables from high-tech skimmers that can steal your identity.”
Guidebook company Bradt has assembled a great collection of tales that range in wrong from “that’s unfortunate” to “how did he survive?” Among the gems:
Michael Palin’s attempts to lasso camels, Rolf Potts stumbling onto a secret society in a Jordanian movie house, and Christina Ammon wine shopping in Morocco (a version of which ran in The Chronicle).
Typically, we shun the “listification” of travel, reducing history, culture and people to a Top 10 for readers with no attention span.
While overall this is one big list, it’s really more a 100-chapter love letter about France and a manual on how other women can best find that love.
DeSanctis’ short entries, which range from more narrative to more reportage, include plenty of spots in Paris (obviously), as well as meaningful locations in other regions — the lavender route of Provence, the Bayeux Tapestry in Normandy, the toothy peaks of Chamonix.
Using a format employed by Nat Geo and Lonely Planet, the book offers a few glossy pages — a summary and food and cultural highlights, as well as the kind of photos you expect from Nat Geo — for each of 62 cities in the world, arranged in size from Tokyo to Vatican City.
The affordable EXO 2.0 Hardside Spinner Carry-On by eBags is the maximum size allowed by most major U. S. airlines (22 by 14 by 9 inches), including wheels and handle. A separate compartment on top for shoes or toiletries can be opened without removing the garment bag, and includes a padded sleeve for a laptop.
Naturalist and explorer John Muir was said to go off into the wilds with little more than a jacket, a tin cup, loaf of bread, pound of tea, a “copy of Emerson” and an old sack to carry it all. Clearly, this was before Gore-Tex trek shoes, Topo map apps for iPhone and solar-paneled hydration packs.