Rescuing Shipwrecked Ancestors

A story in three generations  Sadia Shepard Nana & Sadia in Denver, 1975 Sadia & Nana in Newton, 1977 Nana at eighteen It started with a promise to rescue a memory. Nana’s voice and the [...]

Asian Jewry undergoing renaissance

By Jeremy Gillick Rabbi Shimon Freundlich Erica Lyons runs Asia's brand-new Jewish magazine, Asian Jewish Life, from a small office in central Hong Kong. It is the region's "Jewish cultural headquarters", she jokes [...]

Animating Jewish-Chinese Relationships

A story of lasting friendship Judaism and Israel are hot topics in China. Over ten Chinese Universities now offer programs in Judaic Studies, at least one offering a doctoral program. China’s state-owned television network, CCTV, [...]