Kindertransport: Rescuing Children on the Brink of War

You have arrived at the Betty and Walter L. Popper Gallery which is number 22 on your map. Now on view is "Kindertransport: Rescuing Children on the Brink of War." 

Co-presented by Yeshiva University Museum and the Leo Baeck Institute, this exhibition tells the story of the Kindertransport, the organized rescue effort that saved thousands of Jewish children by sending them to Great Britain between 1938 and 1940 from Nazi Germany.

Hear about the rescue effort through stories, personal effects, objects, and engaging media. Learn about the agonizing decisions of parents to send their children to safety. 

Center for Jewish History
  1. Introduction to the Center for Jewish History and Biblical Species
  2. Luminous Manuscript
  3. Kindertransport: Rescuing Children on the Brink of War
  4. Rewind: Voices of the Past Advising the Future
  5. The Door Slams Shut: Jews and Immigration in the Face of American Reaction
  6. The David Berg Rare Book Room
  7. Nosotros 2.0 Connecting the Latino and Jewish Communities
  8. 1938Projekt: Posts from the Past
  9. All in the Family: Photographs from Across the Jewish World
  10. Hey, Wow! The Art of Oded Halahmy
  11. When the Golden Door Closed, They Carried the Torch.  Advocacy in the Age of Immigration Restriction
  12. Lost and Found - A Family Photo Album
  13. Ackman & Ziff Gamily Genealogy Institute and Lillian Goldman Reading Room
  14. Collection Management and Conservation Wing