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A young Jewish refugee and her Chinese girlfriends in Shanghai during World War II.  Nearly 20,000 Jewish refugees found safety in China during WW2.

A young Jewish refugee and her Chinese girlfriends in Shanghai during World War II (photo credit: Courtesy Shanghai Jewish Refugees Museum)

Shanghai, China, A line at the entrance to a Jewish refugee camp. Those who were fortunate enough to escape the Nazi territories often found a way to Shanghai and from there, waited their turn to emigrate to Palestine/Israel

Shanghai, China, A line at the entrance to a Jewish refugee camp. Those who were fortunate enough to escape the Nazi territories often found a way to Shanghai and from there, waited their turn to emigrate to Palestine/Israel

Jewish refugees from Shanghai arrive in Israel - March 1949.  In the second half of 1937, Japan invaded and occupied Shanghai, China. From December 1938, Japan opened Shanghai’s doors to Jews, with no visa requirement, despite the efforts of the USA, Britain and France to limit their entry.  In the wake of the Kristallnacht pogroms in Germany and Austria in November 1938, the stream of Jewish refugees to Shanghai gained momentum.

Jewish refugees from Shanghai arrive in Israel - March “In the second half of Japan invaded and occupied Shanghai, China. From December Japan opened Shanghai’s doors to Jews, with no.

A Glimpse of Old Shanghai

A Glimpse of Old Shanghai

Hannie Schaft, verzetstrijdster tweede wereldoorlog  The red haired girl is a symbol of the heroism of the Dutch women who stood up against the occupier and enemy of the Dutch population.

Hannie Schaft, part of the Dutch resistance movement in WWII. She was arrested just 3 weeks before the end of the war. Her last words to her executioners, between the first and second bullets, were: "I shoot better than you." WOW via Joy Davis

Sidewalk and street. Terezin (Theresienstadt) Photographs | Jewish Virtual Library

Photograph from the Ivan Vojtech Fric Collection, courtesy of USHMM Photo Archives. A transport of Dutch Jews arrives in Theresienstadt. A teenage girl, carrying two small pots, walks along a Ghetto street.

Dr. Feng Shan Ho, Chinese diplomat who saved thousands of Jewish refugees in Austria during World War II by issuing visas to Shanghai.

Ho Feng-Shan - Chinese Righteous Among the Nations (awarded in (saved more than one thousand Jews)-dare to do what is right even if it is unpopular

Jewish refugees Harry Fiedler and Heim Leiter pose next to a potato vendor on a Shanghai street. ushmm 26347

Jewish refugees Harry Fiedler and Heim Leiter pose next to a potato vendor on a Shanghai street.

"Mira Binford, at age 3,with her mother Dora wearing Jewish armband. Thousands of Jewish children lived in Bedzin, Poland before the Nazi invasion. Only about a dozen survived. Binford's film, Diamonds in the Snow, shows the stories of three very young children, including the filmmaker, who were saved from the Nazis by Polish strangers."

"Mira Binford, at age her mother Dora wearing Jewish armband.

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