The newly-established Reform Jewish community of Shanghai, China, will receive its first Torah scroll from a sister congregation in Brazil.
Last night’s Met Gala was kind of a yawn. Yeah Sarah Jessica Parker rocked a pretty wild headdress, and Beyonce got naked — but really, what else is new? We round up the best (and worst) dressed Jews.
The World Jewish Congress and China’s government are preparing a joint commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Shanghai Ghetto.
Things in Shanghai looked bright initially, when the first German Jewish refugees, many of them doctors and dentists, arrived soon after Hitler’s rise to power.
Shanghai is applying to have the neighborhood that sheltered Jewish refugees during WWII added to the UNESCO Memory of the World Register.
When Steven Windmueller taught Judaism in China, students greeted him with declarations like ‘Jews in America are influential and powerful!’ Then came the barrage of questions.
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Sidney Shapiro, a famed U.S.-born translator who was one of the few Westerners to gain Chinese citizenship and become a member of a high-level parliamentary body, died on the weekend in Beijing, his granddaughter said. He was 98.
Eleven months of the year, traffic is slow at best at a Tel Aviv shofar store. But as the High Holidays draw near, it’s a madhouse.
Rachel Landes was adopted into a Brooklyn half-Jewish family. For a long time, she ignored her Chinese heritage — until her sister convinced her to go on a trip to China.