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Though Shanghai’s Jewish community is now diminished, its memory lives on through a movie, musical, website and other cultural preservation projects

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he Jewish community in Shanghai dates back to the first Opium War and the opening of ports in the 1840s, though the bulk of the city's Jewish population arrived as refugees during World War II.
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Lucas Niewenhuis
By Lucas Niewenhuis
Lucas Niewenhuis is an associate editor at SupChina who helps curate daily news and produce the company's newsletter, app, and website content. Previously, Lucas researched China-Africa relations at the Social Science Research Council and interned at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York. He has studied Chinese language and culture in Shanghai and Beijing, and is a graduate of the University of Michigan.
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