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Kindertransport - Rescuing Children on the Brink of War at the Illinois Holocaust Museum

Sun, May 19 – Sun, Nov 17, 2024

9603 Woods Drive, Skokie, IL 60077

Kindertransport – Rescuing Children on the Brink of War at Illinois Holocaust Museum showcases the astonishing rescue effort that, in only nine months, brought thousands of unaccompanied children from Nazi Europe to the United Kingdom.

Through personal artifacts, stories and firsthand testimony, those who lived through the “Kindertransport” program tell its history at Illinois Holocaust Museum's exhibit, Kindertransport - Rescuing Children on the Bring of War. The exhibition’s thoughtful, artistic design draws visitors in and features 75 personal artifacts, including items from Illinois Holocaust Museum’s collection, Survivor testimonies and quotes that chart the heart-wrenching decisions parents made in sending their children away to safety. Kindertransport serves as a powerful testament to both the resilience of the human spirit and the importance of honoring the legacy of those who endured unimaginable suffering.

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