Shanghai, a haven for Jews during World War II
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Shanghai, a haven for Jews during World War II

Shanghai, a haven for Jews during World War II

A Star of David in Shanghai.

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Shanghai, a haven for Jews during World War II

The Shanghai Jewish Refugees Museum, formerly the Ohel Moishe Synagogue.

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Shanghai, a haven for Jews during World War II

Visitors check out a sculpture wall with the names of 13,732 Jewish refugees in Shanghai, China. 

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Shanghai, a haven for Jews during World War II

A sign posted in Hongkou reflects the restricted movements of Jews during the World War II Japanese occupation of Shanghai.

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Shanghai, a haven for Jews during World War II

From left: One of the old lanes in the former Jewish Ghetto; the entry of the former Ohel Moshe Synagogue; the Proclamation issued by the Imperial Japanese navy and army effectively establishing the Jewish Ghetto in Shanghai’s Hongkou section.

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Shanghai, a haven for Jews during World War II

Visitors arrive for a tour of the Shanghai Jewish Refugees Museum.

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Shanghai, a haven for Jews during World War II

Residents play a board game in Shanghai’s former Jewish ghetto.

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Shanghai, a haven for Jews during World War II

Books about Jews arriving and living in Shanghai in the late 1930s are displayed at the Shanghai Jewish Refugees Museum.

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