Harbin Jewish Research Center
The Harbin Jewish Research Center is located in Harbin
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) and was founded in April 2000 by the Heilongjiang
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 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
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is planned.

Efforts of the Center

  • 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
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