Small Bridge at Qingming Riverside Landscape Garden, Kaifeng, China. (photo credit: public domain /http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Small_Bridge_at_Qingming_Riverside_Landscape_Garden,_Kaifeng,_China.jpg)

Kaifeng

Kaifeng: Jews in the heart of China

Beginning in 960 CE, an unexpected Jewish tradition once flourished in Kaifeng

China is the last place one could imagine a Jewish community, yet once again the Jewish people seem to find themselves deeply immersed in the culture and history of a foreign nation.