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By Marvin Tokayer,Ellen Rodman

there's a lacking web page in Jewish background. we have a tendency to suppose that Jewish heritage is to be present in the center East, Europe, North Africa, and the Americas – yet no longer within the some distance East. Pepper, Silk & Ivory has found that lacking web page, revealing the superb tales of Jews who either benefitted from and contributed to the some distance East.You will examine the "uncrowned Jewish king of China," the indefatigable international struggle II refugees in Kobe, and the baseball participant who grew to become an American undercover agent in Japan, in addition to the Jew who served as Singapore's first best minister, the a laugh comedy of blunders surrounding the chinese language Jews of Kaifeng, and the intense story of the sixteenth-century Marrano doctor in India. Jewish participants to japanese track and the Jewish individuals of Mao Zedong’s circle even have their tales informed. Consummate storyteller Marvin Tokayer, Lifetime Honorary Rabbi of Japan’s Jewish group, attracts on a life of own studies and a wealth of information as he, in live performance with author and tv manufacturer Dr. Ellen Rodman, weaves jointly the characters and heritage of the Jews of the a ways East into this attention-grabbing book.

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