Tale Of Children Displaced By Nazis Comes To Westfield

Posted on April 24, 2019

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‘My Heart in a Suitcase’ will be performed at Thomas Edison and Roosevelt Intermediate Schools Tuesday. While every student in America learns about World War II, not many people remember the Kindertransport. Not many know that in 1938, as the Nazi rise to power began to spell a darker and darker fate for Jews, thousands of Jewish children from Germany, Poland, Czechoslovakia, and Austria left their homes on the Kindertransport and went to live in England in order to survive the war.

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