The Goldstein family today in Holon; Pessia is third (standing) from the right.
(photo credit: Courtesy)
Pessia Goldstein was born in the French Concession area of Shanghai in 1937. Her family had left Ukraine to escape the pogroms, first settling in Harbin and then in Shanghai in 1934. “These Russian Ashkenazim,” a historian has written, “served as the middle class of the Jewish community in Shanghai.”
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