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Harbin
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Harbin, capital of Heilongjiang province in the northeast of the People's Republic of China, was the center of the Russian leased territory in Manchuria in the first half of the 20th century. The construction of the Chinese Eastern Railway (CER), operated by Russia, also brought Jews to Harbin, in addition to other ethnic groups. The favorable social and economic conditions and the multicultural character of the city led …

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Goikhman, Izabella, “Harbin”, in: Encyclopedia of Jewish History and Culture Online, Original German Language Edition: Enzyklopädie Jüdischer Geschichte und Kultur. Im Auftrag der Sächsischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Leipzig herausgegeben von Dan Diner. © J.B. Metzler, Stuttgart/Springer-Verlag GmbH Deutschland 2011–2017.. Consulted online on 08 August 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-8894_ejhc_COM_0294>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20200106



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