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Marvin Tokayer

Telephone: 516-829-8595

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Marvin Tokayer served as rabbi of the Jewish community of Japan, and at the time was the only rabbi from India to Japan. He authored more than 20 books in Japanese on Judaica and Japan. He wrote The Fugu Plan – The Untold Story of the Japanese and Jews during World War II, which became an award-winning PBS documentary. Marvin is currently writing a history of Jews in the Far East.

The Escape to Japan During the Holocaust

The Fugu Plan

Global History & Culture

During the Holocaust, when doors across the world were closed to Jews, 25,000 Jews escaped to Japan and China in what the New York Times calls the last secret of the war. Come hear about a plan to save all the Jews of Europe that was turned down by American Jewish leadership.

The Jews of China and Japan

Pepper, Silk, and Ivory

Global History & Culture, Interactive

I will introduce the unknown Jewish experience in China and Japan, including the discovery of Chinese Jews, and the role of Jews in modern Japan. Come get to know your breathren from the Far East.

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