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A plaque at the Shanghai Jewish Refugees Museum and Ohel Moishe Synagogue honoring Dr. Ho Feng Shan, a Chinese diplomat who was among the 25,000 Gentiles which Israel recognizes as assisting in the rescue of Jews during the Holocaust; he is credited with issuing about 2000 travel visas to refugees. After the Chinese Revolution in 1949 he followed his government to Taiwan and served as ambassador to four other nations, before retiring to the United States in 1973. The Taiwanese government then refused to give him a pension, based on a politically-motivated charge that he had misappropriated a tiny sum decades before. When Yad Vashem named him Righteous Among the Nations, the People’s Republic of China publicized the honor and sent its own ambassador to the ceremony, giving the Taiwanese government exactly what it deserved. (Wikipedia)

A Plaque at the Shanghai Jewish Refugees Museum and Ohel Moishe Synagogue honoring Dr. Ho Feng Shan

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