UPCOMING KTA EVENTS

 

My Heart in a Suitcase

NOVEMBER 1, 2008 to DECEMBER 30, 2019

ArtsPower National Touring Theater
This play, drawn from the autobiography of Kind Anne Fox is currently touring schools and other venues. KTA members are invited to attend any of the performances at no charge. Click on DETAILS below to view a video!

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Kindertransport Exhibit at The Center for Jewish History, New York City

NOVEMBER 26, 2018 to APRIL 26, 2019

Just three weeks after Kristallnacht, the first group of unaccompanied Jewish refugee children arrived in the United Kingdom. Leo Baeck Institute and Yeshiva University Museum launch an exhibition exploring this remarkable effort that saved some 10,000 children, many of whom never saw their parents again.

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Last Train to Tomorrow, NYC

APRIL 12, 2019 7:30PM

New York City Premiere of the Carl Davis song cycle on the Kindertransports.

More details soon.

Alice Tully Hall


Memories of the Kindertransport -Jewish Museum London

NOVEMBER 8, 2018 to FEBRUARY 10, 2019

“Memories of the Kindertransport” is an exhibition and program of engagement commemorating the 80th anniversary of the Kindertransports.

The exhibition centers on the stories of six former Kindertransport refugees who continue to work with us today. It brings together their memories and reflections through new filmed testimony and objects from our museum collection to enable audiences of all ages and backgrounds to learn about how these personal stories are intertwined with global history.

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KT 80 Symposium- London

JANUARY 22-24, 2019

The Kindertransport 80 Years On:
Critical Approaches to Kindertransport Research and Historiography

The 80th anniversary of the scheme that permitted over 10,000 unaccompanied, mostly Jewish, children to enter the UK in 1938-39 seems a fitting time to approach a new, critical assessment of the Kindertransport and its origins, rationales, enactment and outcomes.

Venue: Institute of Advanced Education, University College London, UK

To register: kt80symposium.eventbrite.co.uk

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KTA Chanukah party in Florida

DECEMBER 16, 2018

The Florida chapter of the KTA hosts an annual Chanukah party!

Registration required, email for details.

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CURATOR’S TOUR: Kindertransport – Rescuing Children on the Brink of War

DECEMBER 3, 2018 6:30-7:30

Join us on a tour of Kindertransport – Rescuing Children on the Brink of War, illuminating the organized rescue efforts that brought thousands of children from Nazi Europe to Great Britain in the late 1930s.

Co-presented by Yeshiva University Museum and the Leo Baeck Institute

Tickets: $10 adults; $5 seniors, students; free for YUM members and YU students, faculty and staff.
For tickets go to brownpapertickets.com or call 1-800-838-3006.

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KTA NYC World Kindertransport Day Commemoration

DECEMBER 2, 2018 12PM-3PM

The Kidertransport Association hosts a gathering for KInder and the next generations, and our families.

For details: Kindertransport1@gmail.com

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Sanctuary 80 Talks Series - Harwich, UK

DECEMBER 1, 2018 11:30AM-5PM

Hear from four speakers about a range of topics exploring the 80th anniversary of the arrival of the first Kindertransport refugees at Harwich in 1938 and what it means today. Includes an interactive theatre event, Stage 3, by Peoples Palace and Safe Passage’s National Campaign.

Tickets £5 Adult, under 21 free. Tickets through Eastern Angles Box Office online and Harwich Festival outlet at Harwich Library.

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“A Thousand Kisses” Kindertransport – Sanctuary80 Exhibition

NOVEMBER 24, 2018 to DECEMBER 1, 2018

A brand-new exhibition “A Thousand Kisses|” focusing on the arrival of the Kindertransport into Harwich, and the experience of the children staying at the Dovercourt Holiday Camp in 1938-39. Produced in partnership with the Wiener Library in London, discover more about the lives of the Kinder in Britain and their journeys to make a new life.

Hosted by Greater Anglia.
Harwich International Station, CO12 4SP until 1st December then Mayflower Heritage Centre

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Forum: 1938 in retrospect - London

NOVEMBER 27, 2018 6:30-8:00PM

This joint Second Generation Network event with the Wiener Library and the Jewish Museum is part of the commemorations to mark the 80th anniversaries of Kristallnacht and the Kindertransport. A panel of historians, Professor Mary Fulbrook, Professor Nicholas Stargardt and Dr Jennifer Craig Norton, will explore the significance of events 80 years ago, and consider how we should remember the Kindertransport 80 years later.

Free of charge

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Kinder Talk: Bernd Koschland - London

NOVEMBER 25, 2018 11AM-1PM

Bernd Koschland, one of the Kinder featured in the exhibition at the Jewish Museum, discusses how his experiences as a Kindertransport refugee has impacted on his faith. Bernd was eight years old when he arrived in Britain on the Kindertransport and how he maintained and developed his Jewish faith during and after the war.

This event is free to attend – booking is essential.

Jewish Museum London, Raymond Burton House, 129-131 Albert Street, London NW1 7NB. +44 (0)20 7284 7384

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Memorial Concert for the 80th Anniversary of the Kindertransport

NOVEMBER 22, 2018 7PM

The Wiener Library is delighted to announce details of a special memorial concert to mark the 80th anniversary of Kristallnacht and the Kindertransport. The concert will take place in the beautiful sanctuary of the Liberal Jewish Synagogue, London, on 22 November 2018, one day after the official anniversary of the Kindertransport debate in Parliament. A benefit for the Wiener Library.

The Liberal Jewish Synagogue
28 St John's Wood Road
London, NW8 7HA

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Frankfurt Kindertransport Book Launch

NOVEMBER 20, 2018 7PM

Presentation and discussion of new book on the history of the Kindertransports from Frankfurt am Main.

Deutsche Nationalbibliothek Adickesallee 1
60322 Frankfurt am Main
E-Mail exilarchiv-veranstaltungen@dnb.de www.dnb.de

 

 
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