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Chinese and Jews

encounters between cultures = [Zhonghua yu youtai]

by Irene Eber

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Published by Vallentine Mitchell in London, Portland, OR .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jews -- China -- History,
  • Jews -- China -- Kaifeng Shi -- History,
  • Jews -- China -- Shanghai -- History,
  • China -- Ethnic relations

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [180]-181) and index.

    Other titlesZhonghua yu youtai
    StatementIrene Eber.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS135.C5 E2413 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 187 p., [8] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages187
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22543871M
    ISBN 10085303673X, 0853036748
    ISBN 109780853036739, 9780853036746
    LC Control Number2008298148

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    Chinese restaurants are the only restaurants open on Christmas and Easter, and once were the only restaurants open on Sundays. New York City's Lower East Side, central focus of the city's Jewish population, was within walking distance of New York.   THE BOOK is built on three sections, the first being a historical-political analysis; the second (my favorite) the stories of two central figures in the relationship between China and Jews.

    By the sacrifice (killing) of an unblemished sheep or ox the patriarchs and Jews – by faith – could have their sins forgiven. This concept is symbolically summarized in the Chinese symbol for “sacrificial animals” (see figure b).   Jewish Books: 18 Essential Texts Every Jew Should Read. Jews are known as the "People of the Book" for good reason. The Torah, otherwise known as the Hebrew Bible, has inspired debate and sparked imaginations for thousands of years, and the Talmud is itself an imaginative compendium of Jewish legal debate. Throughout the centuries, reflections.


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Chinese and Jews by Irene Eber Download PDF EPUB FB2

His new book, “The Last Kings of Shanghai: The Rival Jewish Dynasties That Helped Create Modern China” tells of two Iraqi Jewish families of business magnates, the Sassoons and Kadoories, who. The Chinese Jews of Kaifeng: A Millennium of Adaptation and Endurance, edited by Laytner and Paper, is divided into two parts, Past and Present.

By far the past is the most interesting section, with the papers by Berstein and Paper examining the unique Chinese Jewish Chinese and Jews book which characterized the Kaifeng community during its prime.4/5(2).

“The Chinese and Jews book of Jews in Contemporary China”, published by Academic Studies Press, was edited by James Ross, who teaches journalism at Northeastern University in Boston and was a Fulbright lecturer at. 1 Review An impressive interdisciplinary effort by Chinese, Japanese, Middle Eastern, and Western Sinologists and Judaic Studies specialists, these books scrutinize patterns of migration, 5/5(1).

Chinese and Jews: encounters between cultures - Irene Eber - Google Books This book deals with the large variety of contacts that constitute intercultural relations. These studies suggest the. After examining Kaifeng, the work turns to the late 18th, 19th, and early 20th century Jewish experiences in China with emphasis on Hong Kong, Harbin, and Shanghai.

The concluding section deals with Zionism, the Holocaust, and the Judaic exodus from China Cited by:   The initial draw between the Jews and Chinese appears in Baruch Spinoza’s Theological-Political Treatise ofwhere he acknowledges how successful the Jews have been in preserving the uniqueness and the identity of the Jewish culture, which distinguishes them from other people precisely by their customs.

The only other context most Chinese had for Jews was literature. “The first thing I knew about Jewish people was through reading Shakespeare,” says Xun Zhou, a professor of modern history at the University of Essex and the author of Chinese Perceptions of the ‘Jews’ and Judaism: A History of the Youtai.

Growing up in Chengdu in the. American novelist Pearl S. Buck, raised in China and fluent in Chinese, set one of her historical novels (Peony) in a Chinese Jewish community. The novel deals with the cultural forces gradually eroding the separate identity of the Jews, including intermarriage.

As modern buildings mushroom and old neighborhoods disappear, the traces of Jewish history are fading in today’s Shanghai. But recent initiatives, such as a Jews in Shanghai musical and the launch of a Shanghai Jewish diaspora website, keep the.

PEONY: A Novel of China—the story of the beautiful Chinese bondservant, raised and indentured, in the household of a noted, China-born, family of European Jews; who witnesses the fascinating closing days of the complete assimilation of the Kaifeng (Chin4/5().

The Chinese is synonymous with South East Asia, however, their presence have historically been fraught with suspicions and resentment. It is interesting to note that there have been many similarities in the historical experience of the Chinese diaspora and Jews.

It was noted by South-east Asian expert Professor Amy Freedman, from the US Franklin and. At the final lecture, Xu Xin, the professor who hosted me, gave me his book “ The Legends of the Chinese Jews of Kaifeng.” Until then, I had. The Jewish-Chinese Nexus: A Meeting of Civilizations.

Avrum Ehrlich (Editor) | Routledge Jewish Studies Series. THIS BOOK WILL PROVIDE THE REQUIRED UNDERSTANDING TO BUILD A BRIDGE BETWEEN THE JEWISH PEOPLE AND ONE OF THE LARGEST PEOPLE GROUPS IN THE WORLD, THE CHINESE. Waves of Jews were to follow them in subsequent centuries until China finally acquired its own thoroughly assimilated Jews, the Kaifeng Jews, indistinguishable from the Chinese.

Iraqi Jews, Jews taking flight from Russia, Jews fleeing the Nazis in their tens of thousands, all these came flooding into great melting pot of Shanghai. The Chinese talk about the third wave of Jewsish immigrants with a lot of satisfaction, as it helped save the lives of Jews fleeing Nazi Germany.

More t Jews. The very first mention of American Jews eating in a Chinese restaurant dates towhen the American Hebrew journal criticized Jews for eating at non-kosher restaurants. Bya. Head to the self-help or business section at a bookstore in China and you’re likely to see books with titles like Learn To Make Money With the Jews, and Jewish People and Business: The Bible of.

More than 30 Jews and an unknown number of Chinese were killed here when American planes bombed the building accidentally in “Imagine these. The Jews “managed to set up shop and become a community there,” displaying “strength, courage and resilience,” he said.

“The Chinese made the Jews feel welcome. Isiah Ben-Dasan’s (the pen name for Japanese author Shichihei Yamamoto) book about the relationship between the Japanese and the Jews isn’t so much a compilation of similarities and differences as it is a Japanese national touting his belief in his country’s exceptionalism/5.

The notion that Asians and Jews are two shoots from the same cultural rootstock is an old but evergreen meme. You see it in fringe theories about the Lost Tribes of Israel-- .China and Israel is a living collage that addresses these issues from a point of view that combines the professional and the personal.

This book paints a broad picture of China-Israel relations from an historical and political perspective and from the Jewish and Israeli Range: $ - $