Past Events


January 14, 2019

Join curator Ilona Moradof on a tour of Kindertransport – Rescuing Children on the Brink of War, illuminating the organized rescue efforts that brought thousands of children from Nazi Europe to Great Britain in the late 1930s. Explore the children’s difficult and often heartbreaking journeys through personal stories, artifacts and engaging media. Ticket Info: $10 general; $5 seniors, students; free YUM members, YU students, faculty, staff Center for Jewish History 15 west 16th st, NYC

The Kindertransport: 80 Years Later

December 5, 2018

Join the Kupferberg Holocaust Center for a special discussion with local Holocaust Survivors who were on the Kindertransport as they share their individual experiences before, during, and after the War. Musical interludes on the theme of “Refugees” will be performed by The Astoria Music Project. They explore the music of composers who have made America their home, with emphasis on what it means to leave your homeland behind and start anew. This event is FREE, registration is requested.

CURATOR’S TOUR: Kindertransport – Rescuing Children on the Brink of War

December 3, 2018

Join us on a tour of Kindertransport – Rescuing Children on the Brink of War, illuminating the organized rescue efforts that brought thousands of children from Nazi Europe to Great Britain in the late 1930s. Co-presented by Yeshiva University Museum and the Leo Baeck Institute Tickets: $10 adults; $5 seniors, students; free for YUM members and YU students, faculty and staff. For tickets go to or call 1-800-838-3006.

World Kindertransport Day commemoration Los Angeles

December 2, 2018

The Southern California KTA Chapter World Kindertransport Day commemoration will take place at the Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust in Pan Pacific Park on Sunday, December 2nd. Visit the “Childhood Left at the Station” exhibit and share your Kindertransport stories with KTA members and LAMOTH visitors. At 3 pm, Hilda Fogelson will speak to museum visitors about her experiences.

KTA NYC World Kindertransport Day Commemoration

December 2, 2018

The Kidertransport Association hosts a gathering for Kinder and the next generations. For details:

Sanctuary 80 Talks Series – Harwich, UK

December 1, 2018

Hear from four speakers about a range of topics exploring the 80th anniversary of the arrival of the first Kindertransport refugees at Harwich in 1938 and what it means today. Includes an interactive theatre event, Stage 3, by Peoples Palace and Safe Passage’s National Campaign. Tickets £5 Adult, under 21 free. Tickets through Eastern Angles Box Office online and Harwich Festival outlet at Harwich Library.

Forum: 1938 in retrospect – London

November 27, 2018

This joint Second Generation Network event with the Wiener Library and the Jewish Museum is part of the commemorations to mark the 80th anniversaries of Kristallnacht and the Kindertransport. A panel of historians, Professor Mary Fulbrook, Professor Nicholas Stargardt and Dr Jennifer Craig Norton, will explore the significance of events 80 years ago, and consider how we should remember the Kindertransport 80 years later. Free of charge

Kindertransport Exhibit at The Center for Jewish History, New York City

November 26, 2018 - May 24, 2019

Kindertransport: Rescuing Children on the Brink of War Leo Baeck Institute and Yeshiva University Museum launch an exhibition exploring this remarkable effort that saved some 10,000 children, many of whom never saw their parents again. Popper Gallery Center for Jewish History 15 W. 16th St. Sun 11:00am–5:00pm Mon & Wed 11:00am-8:00pm Tues & Thur 11:00am-5:00pm Fri11:00am-3:00pm

Kinder Talk: Bernd Koschland – London

November 25, 2018

Bernd Koschland, one of the Kinder featured in the exhibition at the Jewish Museum, discusses how his experiences as a Kindertransport refugee has impacted on his faith. Bernd was eight years old when he arrived in Britain on the Kindertransport and how he maintained and developed his Jewish faith during and after the war. This event is free to attend – booking is essential. Jewish Museum London, Raymond Burton House, 129-131 Albert Street, London NW1 7NB. +44 (0)20 7284 7384

“A Thousand Kisses” Kindertransport – Sanctuary80 Exhibition

November 24, 2018 - December 1, 2018

A brand-new exhibition “A Thousand Kisses|” focusing on the arrival of the Kindertransport into Harwich, and the experience of the children staying at the Dovercourt Holiday Camp in 1938-39. Produced in partnership with the Wiener Library in London, discover more about the lives of the Kinder in Britain and their journeys to make a new life. Hosted by Greater Anglia. Harwich International Station, CO12 4SP until 1st December then Mayflower Heritage Centre

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