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Vienna Kindertransport: A Family History

FEBRUARY 15, 2021 4PM EST

KT2 Dr. David Bader highlights his mother Sophie's journey on a Kindertransport from Vienna to Manchester, when she was five years old in 1939. Dr. Bader will share his research about the role played by the Movement for the Care of Children from Germany (London) and explain how to access Kindertransport records specific to Vienna. Dr. Bader speaks of his family's life in Vienna, the jailing of Sophie's father in Dachau during Kristallnacht, and the family's reunion in America.

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KT2 Virtual Gathering

FEBRUARY 7, 2021 1PM

KT2 Gale Halpern is hosting a KT2 social!
Pull up a chair, a cup of tea, and chat with KT2s from around the USA and the world.

Note that this is an unfacilitated social time.

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76th Anniversary of the Liberation of Auschwitz

JANUARY 27, 2021 11AM EST

Panel discussion on "The influence of war & the Holocaust on the formation of a child's identity"

Featuring:
KTA President Melissa Hacker (Second Generation Kindertransport)
Lea Balint (Holocaust Survivor)
Janina Reklajtis (Auschwitz Survivor)

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INSIDE THE (ACID-FREE) BOX

DECEMBER 15, 2020 4PM PST

The Holocaust Museum LA presents

A Behind-the-Scenes Look at
Stories from the Kindertransport

At any one time, only a small percentage of our artifact collection is on exhibit in our Museum’s galleries. In this program, you can open the locked door of our archive for an exclusive peek at some of the artifacts in our vast collection.

KTA members may use the promo code: KINDER

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KTA Hanukkah Candle LIghting

DECEMBER 13, 2020 7PM EST & 7PM PST

On the fourth night of Hanukkah, we will gather KTA member families together virtually and light our candles and say our Hanukkah blessings and sing Hanukkah songs together.

There will be two sessions 7pm EST and 7pm PST


Stories of Kindertransport and the Enigma Machine

DECEMBER 1, 2020 6:30PM AUSTRALIA

Janet Merkur, a KT2 and Chair of the Australian chapter of the Kindertransport Association, and a former Honorary Secretary of the Australian Association of Jewish Holocaust Survivors and Descendants will speak.

Janet’s mother was saved through Kindertransport, and she brings her unique understanding to the topic. Her mother also had involvement with the breaking of “Enigma” which helped the allies bring WWII to a close.

Attendance in person or by zoom
To book: j.ryker@coasydney.org

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World Kindertransport Day Commemoration

DECEMBER 1, 2020 11AM PST

Holocaust Museum LA will commemorate the 82nd anniversary of the first Kindertransport to arrive in Great Britain and discuss its legacy.
Panelists include: Michele Gold, Museum Board Chair, author of Memories That Won’t Go Away, and daughter of Kindertransport survivor Rita Berwald; Paul Kester, who traveled from Germany to Sweden on a Kindertransport in 1939; and Barbara Winton, daughter of rescuer Sir Nicholas Winton.
Suggested donation $10.

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KInder gather for virtual tea party

KInder gather for virtual tea party


Virtual Cafe Europa

NOVEMBER 22, 2020 4PM

While we can't hold our annual NYC KTA gathering this year, care packages with tea and sweet treats have been delivered to NYC local Kindertransport Survivor KTA members, and we will gather together online for a virtual Cafe Europa. Supported by the Claims Conference.

KTA Austrian Citizenship session

KTA Austrian Citizenship session


Information Session on Austrian Citizenship for KT2s and KT3s

NOVEMBER 18, 2020 11AM

The KTA hosts an information session on questions posed by descendants of Austrian Holocaust Survivors on the process of applying for Austrian Citizenship with the new 58c para. 1a of the Austrian Citizenship Act together with the Austrian Consulate General in New York.


Haunted by Shadows? Jonathan Lichtenstein in conversation with Gaby Koppel

JULY 21, 2020 1PM-2:30PM EDT

Jonathan Lichtenstein, award-winning playwright and Professor of Drama at the University of Essex, in conversation with novelist Gaby Koppel about his forthcoming book The Berlin Shadow: Living with the Ghosts of the Kindertransport.

The book will be published by Scribner on 6 August.

To register: https://bit.ly/2WdeSiB

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