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Shanghai: Safe Haven During the Holocaust

now - September 5, 2022 
Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center
9603 Woods Dr., Skokie, IL 60077
(847) 967-4800

Shanghai: Safe Haven During the Holocaust sheds light on a lesser-known moment in Holocaust history: European Jews who had been shut out of country after country while trying to escape Nazi persecution found a beacon of hope in an unlikely place: Shanghai, China. In 1946, American photojournalist Arthur Rothstein began a project documenting the lives of Jewish refugees who now called Shanghai’s Hongkew District “home.”


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