Jewish Communities in Asia: Russia, China and Japan
To: 23 September 2019
Post-Revolution, European Jews migrated to China, Japan and Far Eastern Russia in the thousands.
What was it that prompted the flow of these Jews to the far east, and attracted them to cities like Harbin, Shanghai and Tianjin?
How did they maintain their schools, hospitals, synagogues, newspapers and language – and what were their lives like?
This course will delve into this tumultuous time when Jewish life in Asia thrived.
Torah Finials (Rimmonim)
Wood, silver, paper, ink, glass, 260 x 110 x 10mm
Acquired with funds from the Lubofsky Acquisition Fund
Jewish Museum of Australia Collection, 11392
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