After being shuttered for over half a century (with a few exceptions), the monumental Ohel Rachel Synagogue in Shanghai was finally permitted to open its doors for Shabbat services during China’s world’s fair. It took some doing, as Chabad Rabbi Shalom Greenberg, who heads the Shanghai Jewish Center, can attest:
Now, following six months and nearly 70 million visitors, the Expo is entering its final week, after which Shanghai will return to normal. But what will happen to Ohel Rachel? Find out Monday on Vox Tablet.