When people asked me about my ethnicity, I always used to say “Chinese and white.”
Molly Yeh is of Jewish and Chinese heritage, and she uses that unique culinary perspective to blend both influences in the innovative cuisine she prepares on her Food Network show “Girl Meets Farm.”
Diving into China's vast Jewish history
A Chinese fruit's journey to Israel.
The new Bruce Lee biography, “Bruce Lee: A Life”, comes with a few surprising revelations.
Mixed Jewish-Asian couples are increasingly common in the U.S. A survey of children born to these couples presents a message to the Jewish community: More openness is required.
This is the final in a short series on adoption in Jewish families.
Explore the development of the city of Harbin, China, once home to a flourishing Jewish community. With special focus on the period 1891 – 1950, historian Marleen Kassel will use pictures, family memories and historical documents to bring to life this unique chapter of history shaped by the interaction of Jews, Russians, Chinese and Japanese in this developing city in northeastern China. Her talk is presented in conjunction with the Museum’s new exhibition Harbin, China|Past/Present.
Noah Leavitt and Helen Kiyong Kim’s marriage is one of an increasing number of Jewish-Asian pairings in the U.S., a trend evident in many American synagogues. The two Whitman College professors have just released the first book-length study of Jewish-Asian couples and their offspring.
Happy Asian American Heritage Month! Bechol Lashon scholars, Helen Kim and Noah Leavitt, have a new book coming out. According to Kim, “When we talk about our work, the response is that the Jewish community is becoming a racially more diverse community, and very welcoming. But I think the kids that we have interviewed would really challenge that."