A TRAVELER looks toward the ‘Kindertransport’ memorial in London.
(photo credit: TOBY MELVILLE/REUTERS)
We all have our very own narratives. However homogenized we seem to become by the seemingly ever-shrinking virtual global village, we all come with cultural, religious, ethnic, and highly personal baggage.By now the story of the Kindertransport is pretty well known: a series of rescue operations that ran from the end of 1938 up to the beginning of World War II, in which some 10,000 predominantly Jewish children from Germany, Austria, Czechoslovakia, Poland, and the Free City of Danzig were admitted by the United Kingdom. The children – or Kinder – were taken in by foster families, not all of them Jewish, all around the country or placed in hostels, schools and farms.
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