A murky Ponzi scheme duped Chinese citizens into believing they could gain wisdom—and money!—through the utmost purveyors of both: Jews
In their quest to understand Jews better, popular Chinese authors and bloggers offer up facts and myths about everything from the Talmud to anti-Semitism
Most of the world’s Judaica isn’t made by Jews. Much of it comes from the Far East. Should we care?
Smuggled to Brazil from Germany in 1939, the scroll was donated to Kehilat Shanghai and used during Rosh Hashanah services in the former Ohel Moishe synagogue
Two giant pandas may soon be living in the Haifa Zoo
Main Synagogue in the city of Harbin once held 450 Orthodox congregants
A bold new freight railway bypassing the Suez Canal may annoy Egypt and the United States, but that’s not the goal
Prof. Xu Xin’s Institute of Jewish and Israel Studies at Nanjing University seeks to establish Chinese scholarship on Jews
Most Nazi analogies are hyperbolic and irresponsible. But not all of them.
Beijing proved masterful at enabling Pyongyang to expand its program, and did the same for Pakistan. Now it’s Tehran’s turn.
Daniel Wultz’s family has some choice words for Bibi
They tell the story of their journeys from China and Northeast India to Israel
Sheryl and Yekutiel Wultz say Israel promised to help them sue the Bank of China for funneling money to Palestinian terrorists. Why is Bibi backtracking?
The last time China and the Jewish state drew close, the United States drove them apart. Now there’s even more at stake.
Plus a UN org erases Israel from its map
The media is reporting that the historic visits were about the peace process. They’re wrong.
Plus Benghazi hearings polarize and Syria’s lost generation
If North Korea has the bomb, as this week’s nuclear test indicated, then for all practical purposes, so does Iran
Plus a Syrian university suffers a major attack
The D-student translator behind the Chinese winner of the Nobel Prize in literature
Saudi Arabia, China, and Iran ban books. Why are they being honored on the European book-fair circuit?
Plus Bar Refaeli wants to make a sex tape
Plus, Reform and Conservative rabbis scorned, and more in the news
North Bank Suzhou Creek, a bilingual production set in wartime Shanghai, brings music back to a silent sanctuary
Remembering the crackdown at Tiananmen Square
Plus Sunday in the Park with Israel, and more
Beijing business seeks Jew to be a Jew (women need not apply)
NYU law professor is close to recently freed blind Chinese activist
NYU Law professor is once again in the middle of U.S.-China affairs
As Jews around the world recount Passover’s story of liberation, ongoing political repression in China casts a shadow over every Seder table