Posted on December 11, 2019
Who were these children, who had traveled so far, alone? These were the first children of Rabbi Schonfeld’s Kindertransport. Their parents were back home, in Vienna, Austria. They had once enjoyed beautiful homes and shuls and a special Jewish community, but now, Nazi soldiers marched through Vienna’s streets. Despite the Nazi danger, Rabbi Schonfeld had traveled to Vienna to help rescue Jewish children.