US/World News

Shanghai unveils memorial for WWII Jewish refugees

( The Shanghai Jewish Refugee Museum unveiled a memorial dedicated to the 13,732 Jewish refugees who fled to the Chinese city during World War II. A depiction of six Jewish people, the statue symbolizes the six million Jews murdered in the Holocaust, said its creator, Chinese-American artist He Ning. The statue is etched into a wall with the names of all the Jews known to have taken refuge in Shanghai during the war. “The list is particularly meaningful. All of [the refugees] survived harsh days in the war and sheltered in Shanghai,” said 75-year-old Sonja Muehlberger, a German activist who was born into a Jewish family in Shanghai in 1939, Xinhua reported. “Shanghai was the only place in the world open to Jewish refugees. We will never forget the city,” Sonja added.

Ohio pol’s wife compares health chief’s support for reopening to Nazi Germany
Mississippi Senate passes law allowing purchase of Israel Bond 
Key Democrat Adam Schiff backs Iran deal

Leave Your Reply