Chinese American Rabbi Discusses Upcoming New Year

Rich Tenorio, Jewish Boston, 01/21/2020

Jacqueline Mates-Muchin, the first Chinese American rabbi in the U.S., is looking forward to celebrating the Chinese New Year on Jan. 25.

I’m no longer hesitant to say I’m ‘Chinese and Jewish’

Gen Xia Ye Slosberg, The J., 11/22/2019

When people asked me about my ethnicity, I always used to say “Chinese and white.”

Farm Girl Molly Yeh Cooks Up Jewish and Chinese

Gerri MIller, Jewish Journal, 09/04/2019

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.”

The Rich History of Jewish Life in China

Shanghai Jewish Museum, The Jerusalem Post, 10/22/2018

Diving into China's vast Jewish history

How a Chinese fruit became a Sukkot symbol

Josefin Dolsten, JTA, 09/18/2018

A Chinese fruit's journey to Israel.

Bruce Lee Was Jewish?

Seth Rogovoy, The Forward, 06/05/2018

The new Bruce Lee biography, “Bruce Lee: A Life”, comes with a few surprising revelations.

Asian Jews Challenge White American Jewry

Taly Krupkin, Haaretz, 12/13/2015

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.

My Chinese Daughter’s Jewish Roots

Cantor Jodi Schechtman, Jewish&, 04/28/2015

This is the final in a short series on adoption in Jewish families.

Kung Hei Fat Choy from Our Jewish Home to Yours

Erica Cohen Lyons, Jewish&, 01/30/2014


Jewish Lives in China

Shekhiynah Lar, , 01/01/1970

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 With special focus on the period 1891 – 1950, historian Marleen Kassel will use pictures, family memories and historical documents to bring to life this unique chapter of history shaped by the interaction of Jews, Russians, Chinese and Japanese in this developing city in northeastern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.

Jewish and Asian: Intermarriages that yield Jewish kids

Lauren Markoe, Religion News Service, 07/08/2016

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.

An Israeli Visits Kaifeng

Gavriel Cohen, The Sino-Judaic Institute, 01/01/2006

BOOK: JewAsian - Race, Religion and Identity for America's Newest Jews

Webmast, , 11/30/-0001

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."