D. Dwork, CUNY, '21

Name of Speaker:

Prof. Debórah Dwork


July 21, 2021


ZOOM, Part of the 19th (Virtual) Martin and Doris Summer Symposium on "Remembering the Shoah,"  which centered on children in the Shoah

This video is a recording of the talk by Prof. Debórah Dwork, the founding Director of the Center for the Study of the Holocaust, Genocide, and Crimes Against Humanity at the Graduate Center – City University of New York. In her presentation entitled "Kindertransporte During the Holocaust," Prof. Dwork explained how close to 10,000 mostly Jewish children from Germany, Austria, Czechoslovakia, and Poland managed to escape the Nazis and reach the UK from 1938 until 1940.  This part of the symposium also included testimony by Kindertransport survivor Margot Lobree, which is also available on this website.