A Remarkable Woman: Chaye Sara Jakobovits

Posted on February 9, 2021

Her ordeal began on December 1st, 1938, the day that ten year old Sessy was separated from her beloved mother. It was also the last day that she would ever see her, as her train slowly departed Berlin toward the groups trek to England. This was the first train of the Kindertransport, a rescue mission undertaken by British Jewish leaders on November 15th a few days after Kristallnacht. The first train had some 260 Jewish children, sixty of them from religious homes.

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