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Legends of the Chinese Jews of Kaifeng

by Xin Xu

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Published by KTAV Pub in Hoboken, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jews -- China -- Ka̓i-feng shih -- Folklore.,
  • Tales -- China -- Ka̓i-feng shih.,
  • Jews -- China -- Folklore.,
  • Folklore -- China -- Ka̓i-feng shih.

  • About the Edition

    Summary, A collection of legends and stories from the oral tradition of this group Jews who migrated to China long ago offers a look at their history and unique identity.

    Edition Notes

    Statementby Xu Xin, with Beverly Friend ; illustrated by Ting Cheng.
    ContributionsFriend, Beverly., Ting, Cheng, ill.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ8.1.X8
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 140 p. :
    Number of Pages140
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22301907M
    ISBN 100881255289

    He has written and lectured widely on this subject, and his first book, Legends of the Chinese Jews of Kaifeng, was an outstanding critical success. Shen Xiao Lan Chinese: two accounts of the source of Shen both deal with states named Shen; one was established early in the Zhou dynasty (– bc) while the other was established later in. Detailed History of Kaifeng Jews. by Michael Pollak (z”l), revised and updated by Jordan Paper and Anson Laytner (Summer ) Introduction For years, beginning in C.E., China was ruled by the emperors of the Song Dynasty from their capital at Kaifeng, then a bustling metropolis along the banks of the Yellow River, which connected the city via the Grand Canal to the .

      THE JEWS OF KAIFENG CHINA (By Xu Xin) He has written and lectured widely on this subject, and his first book, Legends of the Chinese Jews of Kaifeng, was an outstanding critical success A Jewish Spark Rekindled in China by Michael Freund This article originally appeared in the Jerusalem Post Magazine on Novem Author: Rob Hood.   The Legend of Kaifeng () posted by Anne J on J Leave a comment Given that Three Heroes Five Gallants just aired this year, I wasn't expecting another adaptation touching upon the story of Justice Bao so soon yet here we are with The Legend of Kaifeng 开封府传奇 which completed filming a few months ago.

    Kaifeng Jew, Wade-Giles romanization K’ai-feng Jew, member of a former religious community in Henan province, China, whose careful observance of Jewish precepts over many centuries has long intrigued scholars. Matteo Ricci, the famous Jesuit missionary, was apparently the first Westerner to learn of the existence of Chinese he was visited by a young . Chinese New Year is the most important holiday in the Chinese year. Today, relatively few Jews of Chinese descent still live in China; most live around the world, particularly in the United States and Israel. Art Project: Chinese Paper Lanterns. Create your own lucky paper lanterns with this simple project. (Free registration required.).


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I stayed away from Legends of the Chinese Jews of Kaifeng by Xu Xin, despite my abiding interest in the Jewish community in Kaifeng, China. Some of my wariness was correct, but overall, if you let go of assumptions of historical accuracy, this is an enjoyable book.4/5(12). Legends of the Chinese Jews of Kaifeng book.

Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. A collection of legends and stories from the /5. I stayed away from Legends of the Chinese Jews of Kaifeng by Xu Xin, despite my abiding interest in the Jewish community in Kaifeng, China.

Some of my wariness was correct, but overall, if you let go of assumptions of historical accuracy, this is an enjoyable book.4/5. Sign by author (Xu Xin) on FFEP in English and Chinese.

This is a hardcover book with red cloth covered boards. Gilded titling on cover and spine. Dust Jacket is in a protective clear mylar cover. Dust Jacket is unclipped.

Includes black and white illustrations. Legends of the Chinese Jews of Kaifeng Xu Xin; Beverly Friend and Ting Cheng. The Kaifeng Jews are members of a small Jewish community in Kaifeng, in the Henan province of China, whose members had largely assimilated into Chinese society due to centuries of cultural suppression and intermarriage, while preserving some Jewish traditions and origin and time of arrival in Kaifeng are a matter of debate among expertsChina: ~1, Chinese Jews.

A curious pairing, but strange as it may seem, there have been Jews in China for more than a thousand years. The country's Jewish community, located in Kaifeng, once the capital city, numbered several thousand at its height. Because of China's tolerance and openness, its members attained success in many fields - commerce, crafts, government service, the military.2/5(1).

There are many lavish illustrations by the noted Chinese artist Ting Cheng. "a delightful book, providing a fascinating window on a lost and strange world" - Jewish Chronicle 'The Legends of the Chinese Jews of Kaifeng' is available from.

According to an oral tradition dictated by Xu Xin, Director of the Centre for Judaic Studies at Nanjing University, in his book Legends of the Chinese Jews of Kaifeng, the Kaifeng Jews called Judaism Yīcìlèyè jiào (一賜樂業教), lit.

the religion of Israel. Yīcìlèyè is a transliteration and partial translation of "Israel". Xu Xin. Get this from a library. Legends of the Chinese Jews of Kaifeng.

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Legends Of The Chinese Jews Of Kaifeng. LEGENDS OF THE CHINESE JEWS OF KAIFENG. Illustrated By Ting Cheng ~Signed Copy~ by Xu Xin with Beverly Friend and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   Legends of the Chinese Jews of Kaifeng 2 out of 5 based on 0 ratings.

This slim book tells the story of the Jewish people of China, how they got to Kaifeng and established themselves. It builds upon the legends inscribed on stele, with the intention of making them more real and accessible to modern English-language readers.

2/5(1). A collection of legends and stories from the oral tradition of this group of Jews who migrated to China long ago offers a look at their history and unique identity.

Legends of the Chinese Jews of Kaifeng. Xin Xu, Beverly Friend. KTAV Pub., - Fiction - pages. Friendship Between Chinese and Jews /5(1). The book delves into 4 main waves of Jewish immigration into China, from the Kaifeng Jews who now look no different from their Chinese neighbours due to thousands of years of intermarriage and assimilation, to the Baghdadi Jews who came to Shanghai after the First Opium War and became fabulously wealthy through opium trade and real estate.

At the final lecture, Xu Xin, the professor who hosted me, gave me his book “The Legends of the Chinese Jews of Kaifeng.” Until then, I. Xin Xu is the author of Legends of the Chinese Jews of Kaifeng ( avg rating, 21 ratings, 2 reviews, published ), The Jews of Kaifeng, China ( /5.

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3 Xu X in, Legends of the Chinese Jews of Kaifeng (New Jersey: KTAV Publ shing, ), p. [See also his more recent and more scholarly book, The Jews of Kaifeng, China: History, Culture, and Religion (Jersey City: KTAV Publishing, ).] 4 Pol lack, Mandarins, pp.

According to Pol, "it is general y agreed" hat Jews. The Kaifeng Jews The first Jews arrived in Kaifeng, one of the capitals of imperial China, over a thousand years ago, when Jewish merchants from Persia settled in the area.

At its height, in the Middle Ages, Kaifeng’s Jewish community numbered as many as 5, people, with rabbis, synagogues and various communal institutions.Mar 7, - Ancient Jews in China, and Jews who emigrated to China during WWII, Kaifeng Jews, Chinese Jews, Lost tribes of Israel.

Jews in China. See more ideas about Kaifeng jews, Jewish history and Chinese pins. Chinese Jews of Ancient Lineage Huddle Under Pressure People playing mah-jongg in an alley in what was the Jewish neighborhood of Kaifeng, China, next to the site of the old synagogue.

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