PAST KTA EVENTS
Kindertransport memorial train journey
JULY 1, 2016
The date marks the first anniversary of the passing away of Sir Nicholas Winton and the 77th anniversary of the arrival in Harwich and London of his largest single transport of 241 children, on 1st July 1939. Various events in Harwich during the day will commemorate the Kindertransport operation.A special train comprising the A1 Steam Locomotive Trust’s new-build steam locomotive “Tornado” and a set of vintage carriages will run from London Victoria to Harwich Town.
An Evening With Mona Golabek
JUNE 9, 2016 7PM
At the Museum of Jewish Heritage in New York City.Following Her Sold-Out Run in LondonPianist, author, and star of The Pianist of Willesden Lane pays tribute to her mother, Lisa Jura, who survived the Holocaust through the Kindertransport.
Sir Nicholas Winton Memorial Concert
MAY 20, 2016 7:30
SIR NICHOLAS WINTON :A CELEBRATION CONCERTAll are welcome to celebrate the life of Sir Nicholas Winton with his family and friendsSt Johns' Smith Square, LondonFriday May 20th at 7:30 pmTickets: Adults £18 and £5 for childrenAll funds donated will be given to charities supporting Syrian refugee children
Kindertransport survivor to speak at Yom Hashoah observance, Maitland,Florida
MAY 1, 2016 4PM
In addition to traditional music and local survivors lightning candles in remembrance of Hitler's victims, the program features a conversation with Peter Homburger, a survivor who now lives in Colorado. He is the uncle of a Maitland resident Dr. Eve Homburger, who was instrumental in arranging for him to speak here. He was rescued in the Kindertransport and will talk about that effort in 1939 and the impact it had in his lifeFor information contact Terrance Hunter at 407-628-0555 x 225.
Washington DC KTA Chapter Luncheon
APRIL 17, 2016 12PM-4PM
Ralph and Phyllis Mollerick invite Kinder and families to a local gathering. Ralph Mollerick, a founder of the Washington DC chapter, and Melissa Hacker, KTA President will speak.
Michele Gold Booksigning USHMM, Washington DC
Memories that Won't Go Away tells the story of the 10,000 children who traveled alone from Germany, Austria, Poland, and Czechoslovakia to Great Britain on the Kindertransport. This book looks at hundreds of these children, focusing on their experiences as strangers in a strange land and their gratitude to a nation for rescuing them from near certain death in the hands of the Nazis.Michele Gold grew up in London. Her mother was a Kindertransport survivor.
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Escape from Nazi Germany: Nobel Prize to Kindertransport
APRIL 10, 2016 12PM
Talk and book signing by KT2 David Meyerhof. Retired teacher and Burbank resident David Meyerhof has a family history that includes a Nobel Prize and perilous escapes from the Nazis in Germany and France during World War II. It’s the kind of material that would make a great book or movie, but Meyerhof has used it to inspire his poetry.Los Angeles Museum of the Holocust, 100 S. The Grove Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90036
We Must Save the Children—Cambridge & the Kindertransport
JANUARY 25-29, 2016
Churchill College Cambridge hosts an exhibit on Cambridge and the Kindertransports.Opening drinks reception January 25 18:30-19:30, Jock Colville Hall, Churchill Archives CentreRSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org
United Nations Holocaust Memorial Ceremony
JANUARY 27, 2016 11AM-1PM
Wednesday, 27 January 2016, 11am-1pmUnited Nations, New York CityThe Holocaust and the United Nations Outreach ProgrammeUnited Nations Holocaust Memorial Ceremony, General Assembly HallBarbara Winton will open a video tribute to her father.Register online.https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1TsHdkIl_XUIZZCNEGee1SK0j6IxFwwo9X-1kofxRNVI/viewform
Screening of Nicky's Family in New York
JANUARY 26, 2016 7PM
Screening of Nicky's Family followed by discussion with Barbara WintonMuseum of Jewish Heritage, New York City$10. Tickets required.
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