WATCH: Jewish roots in China go back centuries

Jews maintained vibrant communities in China for many centuries, and it is believed that many people in Kaifeng are have Jewish ancestry.

Going East. The Jews of China

Chinese New Year begins today, with vibrant celebrations going on for 15 days in China and parts of Asia. Did you know that the Jewish presence in China dates back many centuries? The Kaifeng Jews lived relatively peacefully in China for hundreds of years, unknown to the Western world. In modern times, China once again became a land of refuge for Jews… WATCH:

Posted by World Jewish Congress on Friday, February 16, 2018