October 29, 2019
Second Generation Network members Lesley Urbach and Fred Weil will share their presentations and experiences of researching and presenting their relatives’ stories as part of Holocaust education and memorialisation. A chance to see how use can be made of different materials, and for you to be inspired to use your own family’s materials and stories. Free but rsvp required: https://bit.ly/2M0ckQd The Wiener Holocaust Library 29 Russell Square London WC1B 5DP
October 10, 2019
Book launch and illustrated talk by author Dr Jennifer Craig-Norton. Craig-Norton emphasises the use of archival sources, many of them newly discovered, testimonial accounts and letters from Kinder. This documentary evidence allows compelling insights into interactions between children, their parents and caregivers and shows readers a more nuanced and complete picture of the Kindertransport. Free, booking required via email Finchley Progressive Synagogue 54 Hutton Grove London N12 5BH
September 15, 2019
KT2 Rachel Rubin Green, the Kindertransport Association’s Officer at Large, will talk about the remarkable trip she participated in July 1-14. 4 Kinder and 14 members of the Second Generation and partners traveled from Vienna, to Berlin, to London by train and ferry, loosely tracing the route of the Kindertransports 80 years ago. The Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust Pan Pacific Park 100 The Grove Drive Los Angeles, CA 90036
September 10, 2019 - March 25, 2020
Meg Waite Clayton lanches her new historical novel, The Last Train to London, about the Kindertransports and Truus Wijsmuller, with appearances and readings across the USA.
August 15, 2019 - October 31, 2019
At the End of the Tunnel, an exhibit on the Kindertransports installed in Berlin, Charlottenburg, outdoors, in public space, open all hours, will be on view through the end of October.
July 1, 2019 - July 14, 2019
KTA Members of all generations are invited to join an intimate (20 people maximum) trip loosely following the Kindertransports’ trip to safety. We will start in Vienna, travel by train to Berlin, then Amsterdam, Hook of Holland where we will board the ferry to Harwich and travel by train to London. Special tours and unique programs designed just for us will take place in each city. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
June 27, 2019
Kind Lore Segal is welcomed for a celebration of new book, The Journal I Did Not Keep: New and Selected Writing. From the award-winning New Yorker writer comes this essential volume spanning almost six decades. Admired for “a voice unlike any other” (Cynthia Ozick) and a style both “wry and poignant” (The New Yorker), Lore Segal is a master literary stylist. Book Culture on Columbus 450 Columbus Ave btwn 81st St. & 82nd St. New York, NY 10024
June 2, 2019
The New York City Chapter of the KTA gathers for a meal and discussion of the January 2019 Symposium, The Kindertransport 80 Years On:Critical Approaches to Kindertransport Research and Historiography.
May 21, 2019
Mark Hetfield, CEO of HIAS, and Alex Aleinikoff, Director of the New School’s Zolberg Institute on Migration and Mobility and the former UN Deputy High Commissioner for Refugees, discuss the history of popular opposition to refugees and how it has impacted children. NPR international correspondent Deborah Amos will moderate. The Leo Baeck Institute, 15 West 16th Street, NYC
May 13, 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. 15 West 16th St, NY NY 10011 Ticket Info: $10 general; $5 seniors, students