Simon Kaspé
Simon Kaspé (died 1933) was a Jewish resident of Harbin, Manchuria, who was kidnapped, ransomed, tortured and murdered by a gang of fascist Russian criminals under the influence of Konstantin Rodzaev...
Koreshige Inuzuka
Captain Koreshige Inuzuka (犬塚惟重, Inuzuka Koreshige, 11 July 1890 – 19 February 1965) was the head of the Japanese Imperial Navy's Advisory Bureau on Jewish Affairs from March 1939 until April ...
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History of the Jews in Japan
The history of the Jews in Japan is well documented in modern times with various traditions relating to much earlier eras.
Jews are a minor ethnic and religious group in Japan, presently consistin...
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Kiichiro Higuchi
Kiichirō Higuchi (樋口 季一郎, Higuchi Kiichirō, 20 August 1888 – 11 October 1970) was a lieutenant general in the Imperial Japanese Army in World War II.
Higuchi was born in what is now part o...
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Japanese-Jewish common ancestry theory
The Japanese-Jewish common ancestry theory (日ユ同祖論(日猶同祖論), Nichiyu Dōsoron) appeared in the 17th century as a hypothesis which claimed the Japanese people were the main part of the ten lost tri...
Michael Kogan
Michael Kogan (ミハエル・コーガン, Mihaeru Kōgan) (1917 – February 5, 1984) was a Russian Jewish businessman who founded the Japanese games maker Taito Corporation. He was born in Odessa, but his famil...
People's Republic of China - Israel relations
China–Israel relations are diplomatic, economic cultural ties between the People's Republic of China and the State of Israel. Israel was the first country in the Middle East to recognize the PRC as th...
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Visas and Virtue
Visas and Virtue is a 1997 narrative short film inspired by the true story of Holocaust rescuer Chiune "Sempo" Sugihara, who is known as "The Japanese Schindler". Sugihara issued over 2,000 transit v...
Visas and Virtue - Wikipedia
Abraham Kaufman
Dr. Abraham Josevich Kaufman (Абрам Иосифович Кауфман, b. November 22, 1885 – d. March 25, 1971) was a Russian-born medical doctor, community organizer and Zionist who helped protect some tens of tho...
Shanghai Ghetto
The Shanghai Ghetto, formally known as the Restricted Sector for Stateless Refugees, was an area of approximately one square mile in the Hongkew district of Japanese-occupied Shanghai (the southern Ho...
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Marty Friedman
Martin Adam "Marty" Friedman (born December 8, 1962) is an American guitarist, known for his tenure as the lead guitarist for heavy metal band Megadeth which spanned nearly the full decade of the 1990...
History of the Jews in China
Jews and Judaism in China have had a long history. Jewish settlers are documented in China as early as the 7th or 8th century CE. Relatively isolated communities developed through the Tang and Song Dy...
History of the Jews in China - Wikipedia
Yoshisuke Aikawa
Yoshisuke Aikawa (or Gisuke Ayukawa) (鮎川 義介, Aikawa Yoshisuke, 6 November 1880 – 13 February 1967) was a Japanese entrepreneur, businessman, and politician, noteworthy as the founder and first...
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Chiune Sugihara
Chiune Sugihara (杉原 千畝, Sugihara Chiune, 1 January 1900 – 31 July 1986) was a Japanese diplomat who served as Vice-Consul for the Empire of Japan in Lithuania. During World War II, he helped ...
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Hoshitango Imachi
Hoshitango Imachi (星誕期 偉真智, born Imachi Marcelo Salomon; September 5, 1965) is an Argentine-born Japanese former professional sumo wrestler and current professional wrestler. His highest rank was ...
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A Jewish Girl in Shanghai
A Jewish Girl in Shanghai (Chinese: 猶太女孩在上海) is a 2010 Chinese animated family film written by Wu Lin and based on his graphic novel of the same name. It is directed by Wang Genfa and Zhang Zhenh...
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Seishirō Itagaki
Seishirō Itagaki (板垣 征四郎, Itagaki Seishirō, 21 January 1885 – 23 December 1948) was a General in the Imperial Japanese Army in World War II and a War Minister. Convicted of war crimes, he was ...
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History of the Jews in Kobe
The history of the Jews in Kobe, Japan, is recorded from the 19th century onwards.
Kobe (神戸市, Kōbe-shi) is a port city in the Kansai region of Japan on the main island of Honshū. An import...
Jewish settlement in the Japanese Empire
Shortly prior to and during World War II, and coinciding with the Second Sino-Japanese War, tens of thousands of Jewish refugees were resettled in the Japanese Empire. The onset of the European war by...
Ofer Feldman
Ofer Feldman (オフェル・フェルドマン)(born 1954) is a Professor of Political Psychology and Political Behavior at Doshisha University, Kyoto, Japan.Ofer Feldman was born in Israel in 1954 and moved to Japan in...
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Rachel Factor
Rachel Factor (born 1968, Honolulu, Hawaii) is an Orthodox Jewish singer, dancer, actress, and performing-arts instructor.
Born Christine Frances Masave Horii, Factor is a fourth-generation Japane...
Shanghai Ghetto (film)
Shanghai Ghetto is a 2002 documentary film produced and directed by Dana Janklowicz-Mann and Amir Mann. Narrated by Martin Landau, the film chronicles the story of Jewish refugees fleeing Nazi German...
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Fumiko Kometani
Fumiko Kometani, born in Osaka, Japan in 1930, is a Japanese author and artist (painter) and a longtime resident of the United States. Kometani moved to the U.S. in 1960 when she was working as an abs...
Arie Selinger
Aryeh ("Arie") Selinger (born 5 April 1937) is widely regarded as one of the greatest volleyball coaches of all time. Selinger has served as the head coach of the USA Women's Team in the years 1975-19...
History of Shanghai
The history of Shanghai spans over a thousand years and closely parallels the development of modern China. Originally a small agricultural village, Shanghai developed during the late Qing dynasty (16...
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Reformed Government of the Republic of China
The Reformed Government of the Republic of China (Chinese: 中華民國維新政府, Zhōnghuá Mínguó Wéixīn Zhèngfǔ or Japanese: 中華民国政府改革, literally: "Chūkaminkoku seifu kaikaku") was a Chinese provisional g...
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