14.04.2011 10.Nisan, 5771
A team of Chinese researchers recently visited Israel to discuss preserving Shanghai's long abandoned Jewish ghetto.
Dr. Jun Wang, a researcher in the Urban Planning and Design Institute at Tongji University in Shanghai, is standing in the central square of the old train station complex in Tel Aviv and surveying the buildings around him.
The complex opened about a year ago, after a long period of renovation and preservation. Called simply Hatachana – the station – it now houses cafes, restaurants, clothing shops and several authentic railroad cars from the period when the place was in use as an Ottoman train station….