Today, we cover one of the most unusual stories of WWII: the policy of saving and protecting Jews pursued by some among Japan’s military leadership. How did anti-semitic ideas about a global conspiracy convince some in Japan that the Jews could be their allies? How many were saved? And what does it all mean?
Goodman, David and Masanori Miyazawa. Jews in the Japanese Mind: The History and Uses of a Cultural Stereotype.
Shillony, Ben-Ami. Jews & The Japanese
Gao, Bei. Shanghai Sanctuary: Chinese and Japanese Policy Toward European Jews