- Points East, the journal of the Institute, has been published three times a year since 1986. Back issues are now available electronically.
- SJI worked with staff of the Kaifeng City Museum to improve its display of Jewish artifacts and has installed an exhibit on the Kaifeng Jews at the Song Dynasty Park in Kaifeng.
- SJI has also intermittently published Sino-Judaica: Occasional Papers of the Sino-Judaic Institute, which contains articles of scholarly worth. The most recent issue was a monograph by Rabbi Dr. Chaim Simons, Jewish Religious Observance by the Jews of Kaifeng China (2013). Among subscribers are a number of libraries including the Library of Congress, Princeton University, Harvard University, British Library, Yeshiva University (New York), the Jewish National University Library (Jerusalem), Ben Zvi Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences Library (St. Petersburg) and the University of California at Los Angeles.
- The Chinese abridged version of the Encyclopedia Judaica, edited by Professor Xu Xin of Nanjing University, and funded in part by the Institute, is a handsome volume of over 800 pages, copiously illustrated. A private donation through a philanthropic fund administered by SJI made possible donations of the encyclopedia to fifty libraries in China and fifteen in this country.
- SJI produced “The Jews of Kaifeng”, a portable display of photographs, documents, maps and drawings for exhibition in cities throughout the United States. It often provides the focal point for educational and cultural programming that bridges local Chinese and Jewish communities.
- In association with the Hebrew Union College, SJI published The Jews of Dynastic China: A Critical Bibliography, compiled by Michael Pollak, which combines with the previously published Sino-Judaic Bibliographies of Rudolf Loewenthal to form a set. The second volume includes a composite index to the contents of both volumes.
- Under arrangement with the Hoover Institution Archives, Stanford University, archival material donated to SJI concerning the Jewish communities in China is housed there.
- SJI has enabled outstanding potential Chinese leaders and scholars to carry out research or other scholarly activities at such places as the Truman Institute or at the Jaffe Institute of Strategic Studies, Tel Aviv and/or to attend conferences outside China.
- SJI has donated Jewish books to scholars and institutions in China, including the Shanghai Judaic Studies Association; the museum in the former Ohel Moishe synagogue, Hongkou District, Shanghai; the Center for Judaic Studies, Shandong University, Harbin; the Glazer Institute of Jewish Studies at Nanjing University; and the Jewish Studies Institute at Henan University in Kaifeng.
- SJI has helped develop the Jewish Studies Institute at Henan University in Kaifeng and is providing scholarships for students in the Jewish studies program.
- SJI arranged with the Hebrew Union College's Klau Library to digitize its collection of Kaifeng manuscripts to share them with scholars and members of the Kaifeng Jewish community.
- SJI sent teachers to Kaifeng when it was possible to teach the community there about Jewish culture and heritage.
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