B'nai B'rith Shanghai Lodge: A Brief History

Kempler, Cheryl
December 2011
B'nai B'rith Magazine;Winter2011, Vol. 125 Issue 4, p2
The article offers a brief history of the B'nai B'rith Shanghai Lodge in Shanghai, China. It relates that on May 6, 1928, Standard Oil executive I. Covitt, business writer George Sokolsky, and others opened the B'nai B'rith Shanghai Lodge #1102. It says that the accomplishments of the lodge in periods before the World War II include the creation of Jewish schools, financing of scholarships, and founding of an employment bureau.


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