“Destination Shanghai” Gathers Asian Jewish Leaders for Learning and Innovation
Nearly two hundred Jews from Asia and around the world will arrive here on April 4 for Destination Shanghai, a four-day gathering of Jewish learning, creativity, and history in Asia. With sixty educational and cultural workshops, a Shanghai Shabbat experience, and a day dedicated to Shanghai’s WWII Jewish history and global Jewish responsibility, the event is a project of the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC), Limmud China, and avolunteer network of Asian Jewish community leaders. Forty regional young Jewish leaders will attend through a partnership with the Charles and Lynn Schusterman Philanthropic Network. JDC Entwine (JDC’s young adult movement) is bringing a global cohort of young adult activists as well. Participants come from China, India, Japan, Singapore, Israel, the UK, and the U.S.