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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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Wikipedia entry for the painter, and Kind, Frank Auerbach

Posted on November 10, 2008

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Memories of terror remain 70 years later

Posted on November 2, 2008

In an article in the Queens Chronicle of New York City, Kind Hannah Deutch talks of her experiences in Nazi Germany, escape via the Kindertransport to England and her service in the British military as a nurse during the Battle of London in World War II.

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Retired cantor is still singing

Posted on October 18, 2008

Article in the Herald Tribune of Sarasota, Florida on Kind Harold Orbach of Dusseldorf, Germany.

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Prince Charles To Join Kinder Celebration

Posted on October 16, 2008

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Interview with Playwright Jonathan Lichtenstein

Posted on October 14, 2008

On the All About Jewish Theater website, Jonathan Lichtenstein, KT2, shares some of the memories that inform his play ‘Memory’.

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Finding A Hero Amid Fading Memories

Posted on October 11, 2008

Kim Masters, KT2, talks about her mother and aunts on NPR. Josi, Alice and Elli were born in Trstena, a village in a mountainous region near the Polish border. The three girls left home on June 29, 1939, on a special train — a kindertransport — arranged to protect children from the advancing Nazis. They were taken to London, where my aunts Josi and Elli stayed. (My mother later ventured to the U.S., and settled in Washington, D.C.)

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