USC Shoah Foundation will return to China, where it has collected some of its newest testimonies, to participate in University of Southern California’s Global Conference 2015.
global conference, Shanghai, Nanjing Massacre, nanjing survivor, Stephen Smith, karen jungblut / Friday, October 9, 2015
Kimberly Cheng’s lecture, “American Dreams: Jewish Refugees and Chinese Locals in Post-World War II Shanghai,” examined the collision of cultures in Shanghai, which was significantly influenced first by the persecution of Chinese by Japanese invaders throughout the country, then by the influx of Jewish refugees, and after the war ended, by the arrival and presence of U.S. troops.
Shanghai, jewish refugees, Kimberly Cheng, center / Tuesday, October 2, 2018
Charlotte McKern, who was among the roughly 20,000 Jews from Germany and Austria who survived the Holocaust by taking refuge in Shanghai, turns 100 today. In her testimony, McKern recalled not only the dangers, but also the brighter moments, during her years in China.
Charlotte McKern, 100th birthday, Shanghai, china / Thursday, January 10, 2019