Past Events

Child Separation and Refugee Crises from the Kindertransport to Today

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

Curators tour KINDERTRANSPORT – RESCUING CHILDREN ON THE BRINK OF WAR

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

‘My Heart in a Suitcase’ at Thomas Edison and Roosevelt Intermediate Schools

April 23, 2019

We wanted to create a production that portrays the strength of the human spirit, as in order for Anne Lehman Fox to forge a productive and fulfilling life, she had to survive the unthinkable tragedy of leaving her parents, who were eventually captured and killed in concentration camps, when she was only 12 years old, said Mark Blackman, the founding co-director of ArtsPower. For more information about Arts Power, please call 973.239.0100 or visit ArtsPower’s website at www.artspower.org.

Remembering and Rethinking: The international forum on the Kindertransport at 80

April 15, 2019 - April 16, 2019

The Association of Jewish Refugees (AJR) will bring together scholars, educators, policy makers, journalists, refugees and survivors to mark the 80th anniversary of the Kindertransport. Sessions will emphasize emerging research and discussions about its legacy today. Kinder will have an opportunity to connect with one another and share their own experiences. Priority places are being reserved for KTA members. To register your interest, email alex@ajr.org.uk.

The Kindertransport, 80 Years Later

April 10, 2019 - April 12, 2019

The New School’s College of Performing Arts, the New School for Social Research, The Zolberg Institute on Migration and Mobility, and the KTA present 3 Days of Performance, Thought, and Discussion in Remembrance of the Kindertransports. Events include panel discussions, film screening and discussion, and the New York City Premiere of Last Train to Tomorrow, the Carl Davis song cycle on the Kindertransports.

Curators tour KINDERTRANSPORT – RESCUING CHILDREN ON THE BRINK OF WAR

April 1, 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

My Knees Were Jumping; Remembering the Kindertransports Screening

March 13, 2019

Join us to watch, and discuss with director Melissa Hacker, the groundbreaking, first documentary film to tell the heart-wrenching story of the Kindertransports.

Curators tour KINDERTRANSPORT – RESCUING CHILDREN ON THE BRINK OF WAR

March 7, 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. $10 general; $5 seniors, students; free for YUM members, YU students, faculty, staff book online or by tel:800-838-3006

Manny Lindenbaum Speaks

February 19, 2019

Kindertransportee and activist Manny Lindenbaum speaks as part of the Survivor Speaks Series at Brookdale Community College Brookdale Community College 765 Newman Springs Road Lincroft, NJ 07738 United States Room Number: Twin Lights I & II Building Number: Student Life Center

World Kindertransport Day Gathering, New York

February 8, 2019

KTA members in the tri-state, greater NYC area will gather to remember, meet with friends old and new, learn about the KTA’s many activities over this past 80th commemorative year, and more. Details soon

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