Harbin Jewish Research Center

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The Harbin Jewish Research Center is located in Harbin (China) and was founded in April 2000 by the Heilongjiang Academy of Social Sciences.

In 2003, the history and culture of the Jews of Harbin was approved as a new branch of science study at a provincial level. Its major research areas cover the following aspects: development and use of the relics and sites of Harbin, promoting the process of reform and opening up of Heilongjiang and attracting foreign funds.

In 2009 a cooperation with the Austrian Holocaust Memorial Service is planned.

Efforts of the Center[edit]

  • 2002: scale picture exhibition of Jews in Harbin was held
  • 2003: June, Remaining Jewish Sites in Harbin postcards
  • 2004: September, Jews in Harbin was published