Greater Washington Coalition for Jewish Life

The Jewish Federation of Western Ct. connecting to “The Last Kings of Shanghai,” 2 Remarkable Sephardic Families from Baghdad

February 17, 2022, 12:00 am

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FROM THE JEWISH FEDERATION OF WESTERN CT., VIRTUAL

The Jewish Federation of Western CT is offering our community the opportunity to view the “Last
Kings of Shanghai,” a presentation at the Illinois Holocaust Museum.

Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter and author Jonathan Kaufman’s “The Last Kings of Shanghai” chronicles the
fascinating tale of two rival Sephardic Jewish families from Baghdad, the Sassoons and Kadoories, that
dominated the business, political, and cultural scene in Asia for the first half of the twentieth century.
 
Reservations are required. Members must sign in to take advantage of their member discount.
VIRTUAL – Non-Members: $5.00; Members: Free
For more information, please use the following links:

https://www.jfed.net

https://www.ilholocaustmuseum.org/events/book-author-the-last-kings-of-shanghai/