Past Events

06 Jun

KTA Online Book Talk - The Berlin Shadow: Living with the Ghosts of the Kindertransport

June 6, 2021    
1:00 pm EDT
Our guest speaker will be KT2 Jonathan Lichtenstein, author of The Berlin Shadow: Living with the Ghosts of the Kindertransport (2020) “A unique and intimate [...]
04 Jun

Becoming Dr. Ruth

June 4, 2021 - June 27, 2021    
All Day
Becoming Dr. Ruth chronicles the life of Dr. Ruth Westheimer, from her early years fleeing Nazi Germany, living as an orphan in Switzerland, time as [...]
04 May

Liberation 75 Global Gathering Of Holocaust Survivors, Descendants, Educators & Friends

May 4, 2021 - May 9, 2021    
All Day
This event to commemorate the 75th anniversary of liberation from the Holocaust will be VIRTUAL, WORLDWIDE and FREE to attend: The KTA will host a [...]
02 May

Bertha Leverton: Creator of Kinder Reunions

May 2, 2021    
1:00 pm EDT
Bertha's daughter Mirry Reich tells the inspiring story of her mother, Bertha Leverton, who arrived in England from Germany on a Kindertransport at 16 years [...]
07 Apr

Yom Hashoah V’Hagvurah, Clevaland's virtual commemoration of the Holocaust and heroism

April 7, 2021    
7:00 pm EDT
This year's theme is "Rescuers", recognizing the brave individuals who rescued Jews during the Holocaust. We are honored to be joined by Barbara Winton, daughter [...]
05 Apr

Groundwaves: Film as a Medium of Memory; Memory as a Medium of Vision

April 5, 2021    
8:30 pm EDT
KTA President Melissa Hacker is a guest on GroundWaves, a weekly zoom session and podcast of the Sha'ar community. Weaving together beautiful music, deep Torah [...]
23 Mar

Invisible Walls: Hella Pick in conversation with Anne McElvoy

March 23, 2021    
4:00 pm EDT
To mark the publication of her long-awaited memoirs, Invisible Walls, pioneering journalist Hella Pick CBE, who came to the UK from Austria on a Kindertransport [...]
16 Mar

The Last Train to London by Meg Waite Clayton

March 16, 2021    
4:00 pm EDT
Bestselling Los Angeles-based author Meg Waite Clayton will talk about her acclaimed novel The Last Train to London. This historical novel tells the dramatic story [...]
15 Mar

Sir Nicholas Winton website launch

March 15, 2021    
4:00 pm EDT
Nicholas Winton was born on 19 May 1909 and died on 1st July 2015 aged 106. He was known for organising the rescue of 669 [...]
09 Mar

The Second and Third Generation. The Experiences of the Descendants of Refugees from National Socialism Conference

March 9, 2021 - March 11, 2021    
All Day
Triennial Conference of the Research Centre for German & Austrian Exiles Studies, IMLR, University of London It has long been recognised that the experiences of [...]
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