Ariel Center for Policy Research (ACPR)



Xu Xin

Xu Xin is Professor of the Department of Religious Studies and Dean of the Institute of Jewish Studies at Nanjing University, China. His research field is Jewish culture and Jews in China. His publications include: Legends of the Chinese Jews of Kaifeng and The Jews of Kaifeng, China: History, Culture, and Religion (both by KTAV Publishing House, Inc., 1995 and 2003). He has also written numerous articles on Jewish communities in China. In 2003, Bar-Ilan University in Israel awarded him the degree of Doctor of Philosophy, Honoris Causa in recognition of the extremely important work he has done in research of the Jewish people in China.