Shanghai

China COVID jitters flare up as parts of Shanghai resume lockdown

Shanghai had recently eased heavy COVID curbs, but China has stuck with a "dynamic zero-COVID" policy aimed at shutting down transmission chains as soon as possible.

By REUTERS
10/06/2022

Shanghai lockdown stalls launch of China's most advanced aircraft carrier

Following a lockdown, shipyards in Shanghai are now running out of workers as Chinese authorities have ordered all Shanghai state-owned enterprises to send employees to fight COVID-19.

Meretz MK to become Israel’s highest ranking female Arab diplomat

Meretz MK Ghaida Rinawie Zoabi will be the first Israeli Arab woman to hold such a senior diplomatic position.

From Nazi Germany to Shanghai to California, a story of Jewish success

Heinz Meyer fled Nazi Germany, and struggled his way to success through China, before establishing himself in the United States.

By FRANCOISE OUZAN
10/06/2021
People line up for a second round of citywide nucleic acid testing at a residential compound

Another Chinese city goes into lockdown amid new COVID-19 threat

The city of Langfang in Hebei said its 4.9 million residents will be put under home quarantine for seven days and be subject to mass COVID-19 testing.

By REUTERS
12/01/2021

In China, a Donald Trump wax statue maker laments coronavirus impact

Located in the outskirts of Shanghai, about an hour's drive from the city centre, its exhibition hall also doubles as makeshift museum, where guests can pose next to replicas of North Korean leader K

By REUTERS
24/08/2020
Diamond

GIA opens gem lab at Israel Diamond Exchange

Shanghai agrees to host Israeli exhibition in July

Chinese Jews

Last yeshiva student to survive Holocaust via Shanghai dies

Landa died in his sleep on February 15 at the age of 100.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
13/03/2019
The inauguration ceremony at the Joint Translational Science and Technology Research Institute

University of Haifa unveils joint campus in Shanghai

“This is a remarkable moment of combining forces between the great Chinese nation and the start-up nation of Israel," said Education Minister Naftali Bennett.

22/11/2018
THE MAIN synagogue in Harbin, a refuge for many Jews who fled the Former Soviet Union

The rich history of Jewish life in China

By SHANGHAI JEWISH MUSEUM
22/10/2018
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