PAST KTA EVENTS
The Pianist of Willesden Lane in Chicago
APRIL 19, 2013 to MAY 12, 2013
Set in Vienna in 1938 and in London during the Blitzkrieg, The Pianist of Willesden Lane tells the true story of Mona Golabek's mother, noted pianist Lisa Jura. When Lisa is sent on the kinder transport to London to protect her from the Nazi regime, everything about her life is upended except her love of music and her pursuit of her dream. The Pianist of Willesden Lane is about hope, survival and how, through our darkest times, music has the power to help us survive.
Kindertransport Exhibit in Atlanta
APRIL 12, 2013 to MAY 3, 2013
The Kindertransport Journey will be on display at Am Yisrael Chai as part of their Children of the Holocaust event.Sunday, April 21st, 2013Yom Hashoah CommemorationExhibit & Opening Reception 5:00pmYom Hashoah Event 6:00pmAm Yisrael Chai1967 Rotherham WayAtlanta, GA,
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Holocaust Remembrance Day
APRIL 23, 2013
KT2 David Meyerhof will be speaking at the Holocaust Remembrance Day program at Beth Emet Synagogue in Burbank, California.600 N. Buena Vista StreetBurbank, California 91505(818) 843-4787
Yom Hashoah Commemoration
APRIL 11, 2013 7PM
Kurt and Margaret Goldberger, past President, and current Corresponding Secretary of the Kindertransport Association, will speak at the Interfaith Yom Hashoah Commemoration of the Jewish Federation of Tulsa, Oklahoma.
The Creation of The Pianist of Willesden Lane
APRIL 8, 2013 7PM
In advance of its highly anticipated run at the Royal George Theatre, Hershey Felder and Mona Golabek come to Spertus with a rare behind-the-scenes look at the creation of The Pianist of Willesden Lane, a poignant theatrical and musical tribute to Ms. Golabek's remarkable mother, internationally renowned concert pianist Lisa Jura.
Plymouth, MA Yom Ha-Shoah observance
APRIL 7, 2013 7PM
PLYMOUTH – The Plymouth community’s annual interfaith observance of Yom Ha-Shoah will take place at 7 p.m. Sunday, April 7, at the Church of the Pilgrimage, located at 8 Town Square. The event will include readings from Holocaust literature and a special guest speaker, Albert Silverstein, who, during the Nazi occupation, was rescued from central Europe as a child in one of the trains in the Kindertransport.
Kindertransport Association Conference 2012
NOVEMBER 2-4, 2012
Kindertransport Conference 2012Generation to GenerationHonoring the Legacy; Transforming the Future.The Kindertransport Association is planning our next international reunion - in Irvine, California. We invite all Kindertransport generations, now living all over the world!Join our facebook page!
Kindertransport Exhibit in New York City
JULY 12, 2012 to SEPTEMBER 29, 2012
The Kindertransport Exhibit will be shown at the Harriet and Kenneth Kupferberg Center at Queensborough Community College, from July 12 to September 29th. An opening event will be held on July 12th, at 1 P.M. with special guest Consul General of the U.K. in New York, Mr. Tony Perez.Address: 222-05 56th Ave. Bayside, NY. Phone: 718 281-5770
Lawrence University Remembers the Holocaust in Multimedia Symposium
MAY 11-13, 2012
Highlighting the program will be the first-person experiences shared by 4 Holocaust survivors who fled Vienna, Austria in 1938 to escape the Nazis. Curtis Brown from Neenah, and Anne Kelemen, Gerda Lederer and Renee Wiener, from New York, will share their personal accounts of topics covering life in Austria leading up to the war, escape via the Kinder Transport, working with the French Underground and life during the war in labor camps. All symposium events are free and open to the public.
CHOOSING TO ACT: ROLE OF THE KINDERTRANSPORT
MAY 1-2, 2012 8:45AM -3:45PM
Choosing to Act: The Role of the KindertransportsA special Holocaust Education ProgramMay 1st (Tuesday) and May 2nd (Wednesday) Featured Speakers: Kurt Goldberger, KTA President, and Margaret Goldberger, KTA Speakers Bureau.The film NICHOLAS WINTON: THE POWER OF GOOD will be screened. NO CHARGE; Pre-Registration Accepted.The College of Saint Elizabeth Holocaust Education Resource Center, Morristown, NJ
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