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Speaker: Sweet and Sour Safe Haven

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Unlike many other places throughout the world, China's cosmopolitan city, Shanghai, kept its port open to Jewish refugees escaping Nazi persecution. Nearly twenty thousand penniless refugees arrived to this exotic war-torn city only to realize the Japanese would soon take it over.

The Men's Club and Adult Ed invite you to hear this little-known yet extraordinary story as told by Dvir Bar-Gal, an Israeli TV creator and  photojournalist, who has made Shanghai his home since 2001. A chance story led him to a search for the lost Jewish cemeteries of Shanghai and it has become his lifetime mission to find, collect and restore these lost Jewish gravestones. Since 2003 Bar-Gal has been leading Shanghai Jewish Heritage tours and is a popular speaker about this long-gone community

This event is free and all are welcome to attend. 

Sponsored by Dennis & Daphne Teifeld and Hillel of Silicon Valley. 

 

 

February 20th, 2018 7:00 PM   through   9:00 PM
Oneg Room

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