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.
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?