Shanghai: A Refuge During the Holocaust


Exhibition TypeIn-house exhibition
Event DateOctober 17, 1999–December 20, 1999
VenueVancouver Holocaust Education Centre
DescriptionShanghai chronicles the little-known story of the thousands of Jews who sought and found refuge in wartime Shanghai. Based on the oral histories of Shanghai-landers now living in Vancouver, the exhibition tells their stories through the use of documents and photographs. Shanghai presents the compelling history of this special sanctuary and of those who survived through resolve, adaptability and resourcefulness.