The Shtetl in the Megacity: Jewish life in China
Session: The resurgence of Jewish life in China, and in Asia more broadly, is the newest outpost of the Jewish diaspora. Jewish communities are emerging where there were none before. And places such as Harbin, Kaifeng and Shanghai are rediscovering Jewish roots. We’ll discuss the history, the present day, and the future of Judaism in China.
Bio: Leon Fenster is an artist from London, currently based in China. His art is always bursting with colour and joy.
Current projects include a haggadah, commissioned works depicting the lives of individual families and other stories, and his depictions of a growing number of cities.
He is a board member of Kehillat Beijing.