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The Jews of China and Japan
Pepper, Silk, and Ivory

Marvin Tokayer

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.

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.

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