The China History Podcast

The drama continues with the final arrivals of European Jewish refugees into Shanghai, 1941-42. Afterwards, the China option, that had previously served as a safety net for Jews seeking refuge far from the Nazi's, was no longer available. Sugihara Chiune, Tadeusz Romer, Laura Margolis and others are also introduced in this episode. The series will conclude in the next episode.

Direct download: CHP-212-The_History_of_the_Jewish_Refugees_in_China_Part_5.mp3
Category:Podcasts -- posted at: 6:10pm PDT

Laszlo looks at Japanese attitudes towards the Jews and how it affected their treatment in Shanghai.  The focus will be on the year 1939, when the the greatest wave of Jewish refugees arrived in Shanghai. Then we will look at a little known tidbit from history concerning a plan championed by Sun Ke (son of Sun Yat-sen) to  rescue of Europe's Jews.

Direct download: CHP-211-The_History_of_the_Jewish_Refugees_in_China_Part_4.mp3
Category:Podcasts -- posted at: 5:30pm PDT