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The lost Torah of Shanghai

Linda Frank

The lost Torah of Shanghai

by Linda Frank

  • 113 Want to read
  • 15 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Torah scrolls,
  • Jews,
  • Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementLinda Frank
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3606 F7.3L4 2010
    The Physical Object
    Pagination207 pages
    Number of Pages207
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27203930M
    ISBN 100984493921
    ISBN 109780984493920
    OCLC/WorldCa931078252

      The Rival Iraqi Jewish Clans Who Changed the Face of Shanghai. The Sassoons and Kadoories created huge, competing business empires, helped open China to the West and aided Jewish refugees in Shanghai during the Shoah – but their fates differed greatly, as revealed in a new book. texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Genealogy Lincoln Collection. National Emergency Library. Top American Libraries Canadian Libraries Universal Library Community Texts Project Gutenberg Biodiversity Heritage Library Children's Library. Open Library.

    Date/Time Date(s) - Wednesday, July 20th am - pm. Location Jewish Museum Milwaukee. Author Linda Frank discusses her riveting book, ‘The Lost Torah of Shanghai’. This is a lunch & learn session so feel free to bring a bag lunch! Li Jing, a happily married businessman, is dining at a grand hotel in Shanghai when a gas explosion rips through the building. A shard of glass pierces Jing's forehead, obliterating his ability to speak Chinese. He can form only faltering phrases in the English he spoke as a child in Virginia.

    The Japanese-Jewish common ancestry theory (日ユ同祖論, Nichiyu Dōsoron) is a fringe theory that appeared in the 17th century as a hypothesis which claimed the Japanese people were the main part of the Ten Lost Tribes of Israel. A later version portrayed them as descendants of a tribe of Jewish versions of the theory applied to the whole population, but others only. Bucharest Jewish Gazette: List of Jewish Males that Must Report for Labor - October (ID: ) CENTRAL-EUROPEAN JEWISH REFUGEES WHO DIED IN SHANGHAI, (ID: ) Children With Lost Identity (ID: ) Claims Conference, Hungary .


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Lily Kovner's first reaction to the news that a precious Torah has gone missing from the home of a Chinese government official in Shanghai is disbelief. She scoffs at her nickname, "the Jewish Miss Marple," and rejects the prospect that she could be instrumental in recovering the Torah/5(7).

Linda Ansfield Frank MA’72 Author From the author: As Saddam Hussein rains Scud missiles over Israel, Lily Kovner, the “Jewish Miss Marple,” learns about the theft in Shanghai of an historic Torah from Iraq. Lily’s sometimes dangerous hunt for the Torah plunges her into the historical context of Jewish settlement in China, juxtaposed with remnants of its 20th-century political conflicts/5.

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