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Unearthing China’s hidden Jewish past

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/community/article/unearthing_chinas_hidden_jewish_past_20110308

When Shi Lei finished a presentation about China’s hidden Jewish past recently, his California State University, Northridge (CSUN), audience was full of questions. They wanted to know more about the former synagogue in Shi’s hometown of Kaifeng and about his Jewish ancestors who settled there 1,000 years ago. One yenta, however, had more contemporary concerns on her mind:

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