East Asian Jewry

“A fearless exponent of traditional Judaism and Jewish nationalism.”

May 9 2023 12:01AM

A 700-book collection reflecting the history of the local community.

Shalem College
April 19 2023 12:01AM

Their first rabbi died last year at the age of one-hundred-and-three.

Sarah Nachimson
Aug. 8 2022 12:01AM

A permanent center for the island’s 700 Jews.

Yaakov Schwartz
July 30 2021 12:01AM

Sun Yat-sen and N.E.B. Ezra.

Jessica Steinberg
Feb. 12 2021 12:01AM

Once home to thousands of Jews, about whom George Orwell complained.

Charles Dunst
Jan. 15 2019 12:01AM

A reflection of its social and ethnic divisions.

Jon Emont
Feb. 9 2016 12:01AM

Home to a small numbers of Jews, and a warm relationship with Israel.

Ayelet Mamo Shay
April 22 2015 12:01AM

During the period of British rule, Burma (now Myanmar) became home to small but thriving Jewish community, of which now little remains. Joe Freeman looks. . .

Joe Freeman
Feb. 10 2015 12:01AM

A recent survey conducted by the ADL ranked Korea the third most anti-Semitic country in Asia (after Malaysia and Armenia). The country has a tiny. . .

Dave Hazzan
Nov. 5 2014 12:01AM