Resting their feet.

By Mark Andrews

City Weekend. 10/03/2016

Community Feature Cover Story about Hongkou and Shanghai’s Jewish refugees.

The Chinese gave us that simple goodwill,” explains Izak Rosenberg-Aamidor over a cappuccino in Hongkou’s White Horse Inn. “Maybe they didn’t always smile at us, but they let us live.”

The son of Jewish refugees from Poland, Aamidor was born in a traditional shikumen building on Tangshan Lu in early 1945. He is part of a dwindling band of witnesses to this part of Shanghai’s history, as his family was one of the lucky ones that managed to flee war-torn Europe to the relative safety of Shanghai.

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Mark Andrews has written about everything from Japanese houses to heli hikes on New Zealand glaciers, test drives of Chinese cars to bar and restaurant reviews. He currently specialises in travel articles and reviews of Chinese cars plus articles about the Chinese auto industry.

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