Thu, Jul 08

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Melton Adult Jewish Studies via ZOOM

Jews in China

According to a tradition of the community of Jews discovered in Kaifeng, in the mid-18th century, their ancestors arrived in China during the Han dynasty, 206 BCE-220 CE. Jewish presence in China would be redefined by Sephardic merchants and Jews fleeing the Russian revolution and the Holocaust.

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Jews in China

Time & Location

Jul 08, 2021, 10:00 AM – Jul 29, 2021, 11:30 AM

Melton Adult Jewish Studies via ZOOM

About the event

·  Week 1:  Jews in Ancient China to the Jews of Kaifeng

·  Week 2: Baghdadi Jewish Merchants

·  Week 3:  Haven from Russian Revolution and the Holocaust

·  Week 4:  From the Chinese Civil War to the Cultural Revolution; China Today

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