Harbor from the Holocaust

Harbor from the Holocaust is the story of nearly 20,000 Jewish refugees fleeing Nazi-occupied Europe during World War II, to the Chinese port city of Shanghai. Explore the extraordinary relationship of these Jews and their adopted city of Shanghai, even through the bitter years of Japanese occupation 1937-1945 and the Chinese civil war that followed.

Premier on September 8

Harbor from the Holocaust is the story of nearly 20,000 Jewish refugees fleeing Nazi-occupied Europe during World War II, to the Chinese port city of Shanghai. Explore the extraordinary relationship of these Jews and their adopted city of Shanghai, even through the bitter years of Japanese occupation 1937-1945 and the Chinese civil war that followed.


Full Harbor from the Holocaust Episodes

Harbor from the Holocaust Extras

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"Poéme for Cello and Orchestra"

Composed by Hiao-Tsiun Ma and played by his son, Yo-Yo Ma.

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Professor Emeritus Irene Eber

Professor Emeritus Irene Eber was an early advisor to the documentary.

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Trailer

Hear the story of nearly 20,000 Jewish refugees who fled Nazi-occupied Europe to Shanghai.

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An Accidental Haven - Shanghai Timeline

Tina Johnson and Michele Heryford share brief historical highlights of Shanghai.