PAST KTA EVENTS

 

My Knees Were Jumping Remembering the Kindertransports Screening in Belfast

JULY 27, 2017 1:30

My Knees Were Jumping in Belfast, Northern Ireland Thursday July 27, followed by a conversation with Director Melissa Hacker.

The Jewish community in Belfast took in Kindertransport children, at nearby Millisle Farm and in homes in Belfast.

Free but booking recommended.

Book by emailing hello@digitalartsstudios.com with your name and number of seats or telephone 02890 312900.

Location: Green Room Café at The Black Box, 18-22 Hill Street, Belfast , BT1 2LA

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New York area KTA summer luncheon

JULY 9, 2017 12PM -3PM

The NYC, Queens, Long Island chapter of the KTA hosts its annual spring lunch. All KTA members welcome, whether you live in or near NY or are passing through.

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KIndertransport Memorial in Prague

MAY 27, 2017

The Valediction Memorial will honor the memory of all the parents brave enough to have said ‘good bye’ to their children sending them by trains to strangers knowing that this was the only way to save their lives.

The memorial is unveiled on May 27 and will stand on Hlavni Nadrazi – the Prague main railway station.

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Kindertransport musical to be performed at Maidenhead Synagogue

MAY 17-20, 2017

A musical tale of the Kindertransports from Nazi occupied Czechoslovakia will be performed at Maidenhead Synagogue next month.

Sir Nicholas Winton, who has a statue at Maidenhead Train Station, helped transport and find foster families for more than 600 Czech children.

The music was written by renowned composer Carl Davis who lives in Windsor.


2nd Generation Network London Discussion Group

MAY 9, 2017 6:30-8:45

London Discussion Group: Creative Responses to the Holocaust

An opportunity to explore the many ways the Holocaust has been processed and represented in the arts. What has worked for you? What hasn't? An informal discussion group for Second and Third Generations and an opportunity to share your thoughts.

There is no need to book, but it would be helpful to have an idea of numbers. If you would like to attend please email.

The Wiener Library, 29 Russell Square, WC1B 5DP

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Kindertransport Quilts on Exhibit

APRIL 4-30, 2017

The Kindertransport Memorial Quilt replicas will be on display at the Northwest Surrey Synagogue, in Weybridge, Surrey, UK.

Open to the public April 30, 1-4pm, pre-registration essential.

Yom Hashoah Service April 23, 7:30pm

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Witness Theater, New York

APRIL 23-27, 2017

The KTA is proud that KTA members are participating in this unique drama therapy program which pairs Holocaust survivors with students to create original theater pieces.

In commemorating Yom HaShoah, these powerful stories take center stage and come to life — so that we and every generation after us can always remember.

Hosted by UJA and Selfhelp Community Services

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2nd Generation Network London German Citizenship Event

APRIL 25, 2017 6:30-9:30

Restoration of German Citizenship

Post-Brexit many of us are considering applying for German passports. Juliane Busch from the German Embassy will talk about Article 116 (2) Basic Law, explaining the application process and the documents required to acquire German citizenship. Followed by a question and answer session and one of our members, will share her perspective on the experience of successfully completing the application process.

The Wiener Library, 29 Russell Square, WC1B 5DP

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Holocaust survivor who escaped Czechoslovakia to speak in West Michigan

APRIL 23-25, 2017

Renata Laxova, a "Nicholas Winton Kind" will speak at 3:30pm Sunday, April 23, at Samuel Lutheran Church, 540 Houston Ave. Muskegon.

Her next engagement will be 6:30pm Monday, April 24, at the First Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1206 Whitehall Road, Muskegon.

The final event is 12:30pm Tuesday, April 25, at West Shore Community College, 3000 N. Stiles Road. Scottville.

All events are free & open to the public, organized by the Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies Muskegon.

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New York’s Annual Gathering of Remembrance

APRIL 23, 2017 2PM

The Museum of Jewish Heritage presents the largest Holocaust commemoration in New York City in observance of Yom HaShoah and brings together more than 2,000 people, including survivors and their families, elected officials, and other members of the community for a memorial service that fulfills the sacred Jewish act to remember.

Temple Emanu-El, East 65th Street

Tickets are required and must be reserved in advance.

Reserve tickets at www.mjhnyc.org/agr or by calling 646.437.4227.

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