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‘Twin’ project matches survivors and teenagers

Posted on February 5, 2009

The Jewish Federation of Central New Jersey is acting as matchmaker, bringing together bar and bat mitzva students with individual survivors, so that the youngsters can talk to and get to know them and learn what happened to them and their families.

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The little girl who changed our lives

Posted on January 29, 2009

Standing on Cambridge station, a tiny little girl with a shock of dark curls, Suzie Spitzer looked totally bewildered. Just five years old, she was all alone – save for a solitary suitcase.

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My mother made ultimate sacrifice to save us from Nazis

Posted on January 21, 2009

Article in the Coventry Post British newspaper featuring Kinder Susi Bechhofer and Gerda Kerr, who will be attending a Holocaust Memorial Day commemoration with the theme “Stand Up to Hatred.”

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Cousins who fled from Nazis on same train united at last

Posted on December 23, 2008

Article from the Edinburgh Evening News on Stephen Brent and Walter Bernard, cousins who fled Germany on the same Kindertransport, and met in 2008.

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Royal welcome for Holocaust survivor

Posted on December 4, 2008

Article in local British newspaper, the Borehamwood and Elstree Times, on Kind and Elstree resident Eric Newman.

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The ‘no-parent’ kindertransport

Posted on December 3, 2008

Op-ed article in the Jerusalem Post reflecting on the 70th anniversary of the Kindertransports.

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Saved from the Holocaust – now students tell story

Posted on December 2, 2008

Article in Liverpool Daily Post on Liverpool students travelling to London’s Liverpool Street Station to perform a play written by their KT2 tutor to commemorate the 70th anniversary of Kindertransport.

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Britain’s proud record of offering refuge

Posted on December 1, 2008

Article in the Yorkshire Post newspaper commemorating the 70th anniversary of the Kindertransport.

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The Attenborough sisters who escaped Hitler

Posted on November 30, 2008

Article in the Sunday Times of London on the Kindertransport girls, 10 year old Helga and Irene, aged 12, taken in by the Attenborough family.

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Memories of a painfully joyous holiday

Posted on November 24, 2008

Kind Harry Themal writes, in the Deleware News Journal, of his arrival in the US on Thanksgiving Day of 1939.

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‘It didn’t occur to me that I’d never see them again’

Posted on November 24, 2008

BBC International Radio interview with Kind Esther Friedman who left Vienna in 1938.

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‘We lived on hope and promises’

Posted on November 23, 2008

BBC News piece on the Kindertransports, featuring Rolf Penzias from Munich and Harring Bibring from Vienna.

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Royal visit to Kenton to mark anniversary of war evacuation

Posted on November 23, 2008

Article from the Harrow Times local newspaper on the 70th anniversary Kindertransport reunion. KTA member Manfred Lindenbaum is featured.

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Charles marks Jewish child rescue

Posted on November 23, 2008

BBC news feature on the 70th Anniversary Kindertransport Reunion.

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Quakers to mark anniversary of Kindertransport rescue from Nazis

Posted on November 22, 2008

Article on the Quaker commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the Kindertransports.

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The British rescue that saved a boy from death in Nazi Germany

Posted on November 22, 2008

Article in the Times of London on Kind John Silbermann.

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Slide show depicts painful trip through past

Posted on November 20, 2008

Article in the York Region News, local Canadian newspaper, on Kind John Berrys’ presentation on his 2008 trip to Berlin.

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My brave parents made the ultimate sacrifice

Posted on November 20, 2008

Article from the Evening Standard of London on Kind Hermann Hirschberger.

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Seventy years later, Kristallnacht evokes searing personal memories

Posted on November 12, 2008

Article in the Dayton Ohio Jewish Observer featuring Kind Gert Kahn.

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‘Such an act of love’

Posted on November 10, 2008

In an article in the Winchester Star newspaper of Virginia, Kind Esther Starobin speaks of her parents as part of a 70th anniversary of Kristallnacht commemoration.

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