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Jewish Genealogical Society of NY to Examine Kindertransports March 19

The Jewish Genealogical Society of New York invites members of the public to its next program, “The Kindertransports: The KTA, the 80th Year Commemorative Journey, and New Research.” The program will be held on Sunday, March 19 at 2 p.m., in person at the Center for Jewish History, 15 W. 16th Street, NYC, and via Zoom.

KTA President and filmmaker Melissa Hacker will talk about her film, which follows a group of four survivors and 14 second-generation family members tracing the Kindertransport journeys from the countries they fled to the UK; Wendy Henry, a KTA member whose mother was rescued by the Kindertransport; and Dr. Amy Williams, who is doing research on the Kindertransports.

The program is co-sponsored with the Leo Baeck Institute and the Kindertransport Association.

Admission is free for members of the JGSNY, the CJH, the KTA and the Leo Baeck Institute. Admission is $5 for all others.

To attend in person, members and non-members must register at https://programs.cjh.org/event/kta-2023-03-19.

To attend on Zoom, guests and non-members must register at https://jgsny.org/programs-civi/non-member-registration-3.

For more information on The Jewish Genealogical Society of New York, please go to https://jgsny.org.

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