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.

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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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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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80 Years On: Commemoration of the Kindertransport

NOVEMBER 15, 2018

At a central London venue, there will be a commemoration for those who arrived on the Kindertransport, their descendants, the foster families who took in children, faith communities and charities to recognise the heroic efforts of those who helped rescue 10,000 children on the eve of the Second World War.

Hosted by Kind Lord Alf Dubs and Barbara Winton,attendance by invitation only.

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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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The Pianist of Willesden Lane in Washington DC

SEPTEMBER 12-30, 2018

The Pianist of Willesden Lane
Based on the book The Children of Willesden Lane
By Mona Golabek and Lee Cohen

Lisa Jura becomes one refugee among almost 10,000 children who were brought to England for safety by the Kindertransport mission just as World War II began. Despite the devastating personal loss of separation from her beloved family, music enables Lisa to endure and pursue her dreams. Performed by Jura's daughter, Grammy-nominated pianist Mona Golabek.

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