SH-WALKS: Tilanqiao – the Jewish quarter of Shanghai

In the 1930s when Hitler started his antisemitic campaign, thousands of refugees from Europe feld to Shanghai. Why here?

The Eastern part of Hongkou used to be a place for workers and refugees from all kinds of parts in the world. And so came many Jewish refugees as well. The first people came from Russia and created a small community with shops and a synagogue to worship. Why here? We will here all about their story and see where the started a new life.