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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The Kindertransport 80 Years On - London Conference

JANUARY 23-24, 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

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WFJCSHD, KTA, GSI Conference

NOVEMBER 9-12, 2018

The 2018 conference will be held at the Marriott Hotel in West Palm Beach, Florida. The KTA invites all Kinder and descendants to join us there!

For details and to register, go to the KTA conference page

We look forward to reuniting with the KTA family in Florida.

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1939 - 1940: The shifting policy of British internment and deportation of German and Austrian Jewish refugees to the Isle of Man, Canada and Australia

OCTOBER 9, 2018 6:30-8:00

In conjunction with the Wiener Library, Roger Kershaw from The National Archives and Naomi Levy from The Second Generation Network will consider: Why were German and Austrian Jewish refugees interned? Why were so many deported out of the country?

The invaluable family and political research resource that is The National Archives will be discussed.

The Wiener Library
29 Russell Square
London WC1B 5DP

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KIndertransport music concert, Lincoln, UK

SEPTEMBER 30, 2018 7:30PM

Composers Robert Steadman and Hannah Borrill have created a “concert documentary” telling the story of the Kindertransport in words, song and music, incorporating traditional music alongside specially composed new work. The piece follows the lives of the children in Germany and Czechoslakia: the effect of Kristallnacht, the journeys across Europe and how they settled into their new lives.

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Childhood Left at the Station: A Tribute to the Children of the Kindertransport

AUGUST 26, 2018 3PM

This exhibit highlights 10 of the 10,000 children (kinder) who traveled on Kindertransports from Nazi-occupied territories to Great Britain and other countries, including Switzerland and Sweden, between December 1938 and September 1939. Most of the rescued children never saw their families again.

KTA Southern California Chapter Chair Rachel Rubin-Green is organizing a Kinder and families gathering: rachelrubingreen@gmail.com

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