Tel Aviv University President, Professor Joseph Klafter and Professor Zhang Zhi, President of the Jiao - Tong University in Shanghai, China, have signed an extraordinary agreement for the establishment of a special research center for Israel Studies at the Chinese institution. This will be the first of its kind in China. The Center will address contemporary issues.
The agreement was signed in the presence of the Israeli Ambassador to China, Matan Vilnai, Israel Consular officials and representatives from the business community as well as the Jewish community.
At the same time, the inauguration of a photo exhibition dealing with the history of Jews in Shanghai will take place.