The Kindertransport, Contesting Memory Book launch - London

OCTOBER 10, 2019 7PM

Book launch and illustrated talk by author Dr Jennifer Craig-Norton. Craig-Norton emphasises the use of archival sources, many of them newly discovered, testimonial accounts and letters from Kinder. This documentary evidence allows compelling insights into interactions between children, their parents and caregivers and shows readers a more nuanced and complete picture of the Kindertransport.

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Finchley Progressive Synagogue
54 Hutton Grove
N12 5BH

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The Kindertransport Journey Commemorative Trip Presentation

SEPTEMBER 15, 2019 11AM

KT2 Rachel Rubin Green, the Kindertransport Association's Officer at Large, will talk about the remarkable trip she participated in July 1-14. 4 Kinder and 14 members of the Second Generation and partners traveled from Vienna, to Berlin, to London by train and ferry, loosely tracing the route of the Kindertransports 80 years ago.

The Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust
Pan Pacific Park
100 The Grove Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90036

The KIndertransport Journey Trip

JULY 1-14, 2019

KTA Members of all generations are invited to join an intimate (20 people maximum) trip loosely following the Kindertransports' trip to safety. We will start in Vienna, travel by train to Berlin, then Amsterdam, Hook of Holland where we will board the ferry to Harwich and travel by train to London. Special tours and unique programs designed just for us will take place in each city.
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Lore Segal book launch

JUNE 27, 2019 7PM

Kind Lore Segal is welcomed for a celebration of new book, The Journal I Did Not Keep: New and Selected Writing.

From the award-winning New Yorker writer comes this essential volume spanning almost six decades. Admired for “a voice unlike any other” (Cynthia Ozick) and a style both “wry and poignant” (The New Yorker), Lore Segal is a master literary stylist.

Book Culture on Columbus
450 Columbus Ave
btwn 81st St. & 82nd St.
New York, NY 10024

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NYC KTA Spring Lunch

JUNE 2, 2019 12:30PM

The New York City Chapter of the KTA gathers for a meal and discussion of the January 2019 Symposium, The Kindertransport 80 Years On:Critical Approaches to Kindertransport Research and Historiography.

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

NOVEMBER 26, 2018 to MAY 24, 2019

Kindertransport: Rescuing Children on the Brink of War

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.

Popper Gallery
Center for Jewish History
15 W. 16th St.
Sun 11:00am–5:00pm
Mon & Wed 11:00am-8:00pm
Tues & Thur 11:00am-5:00pm

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Child Separation and Refugee Crises from the Kindertransport to Today

MAY 21, 2019 6:30PM-8:30PM

Mark Hetfield, CEO of HIAS, and Alex Aleinikoff, Director of the New School's Zolberg Institute on Migration and Mobility and the former UN Deputy High Commissioner for Refugees, discuss the history of popular opposition to refugees and how it has impacted children. NPR international correspondent Deborah Amos will moderate.

The Leo Baeck Institute, 15 West 16th Street, NYC

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MAY 13, 2019 6:30PM

Join curator Ilona Moradof 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. Explore the children’s difficult and often heartbreaking journeys through personal stories, artifacts and engaging media.

Ticket Info: $10 general; $5 seniors, students; free YUM members, YU students, faculty, staff

Center for Jewish History 15 west 16th st, NYC

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'My Heart in a Suitcase' at Thomas Edison and Roosevelt Intermediate Schools

APRIL 23, 2019

"We wanted to create a production that portrays the strength of the human spirit, as in order for Anne Lehman Fox to forge a productive and fulfilling life, she had to survive the unthinkable tragedy of leaving her parents, who were eventually captured and killed in concentration camps, when she was only 12 years old," said Mark Blackman, the founding co-director of ArtsPower.

For more information about Arts Power, please call 973.239.0100 or visit ArtsPower's website at

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Remembering and Rethinking: The international forum on the Kindertransport at 80

APRIL 15-16, 2019 9AM-5PM

The Association of Jewish Refugees (AJR) will bring together scholars, educators, policy makers, journalists, refugees and survivors to mark the 80th anniversary of the Kindertransport. Sessions will emphasize emerging research and discussions about its legacy today. Kinder will have an opportunity to connect with one another and share their own experiences.

Priority places are being reserved for KTA members. To register your interest, email

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