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In Search of a Jewish Story in China Lecture Presented at MJHNYC

The China Institute and Museum of Jewish Heritage, both of New York, celebrate the Chinese New Year with the Jewish Stories of China Irene Shaland was invited to present her popular lecture “In Search of a Jewish Story in China” … Continue reading

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History of Confucian Synagogue in Kaifeng, China

October 2012, Kaifeng, China. As Irene hurriedly writes, Esther, a Founder and Director of the Kaifeng Jewish History Memorial Center, tells the story of her forebears. On the wall, is the 18th- century rendering of Kaifeng synagogue.  For anyone who … Continue reading

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