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 With special focus on the period 1891 – 1950, historian Marleen Kassel will use pictures, family memories and historical documents to bring to life this unique chapter of history shaped by the interaction of Jews, Russians, Chinese and Japanese in this developing city in northeastern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