Xavier honors ‘Kindertransport’ hero

By: Jess Larkin ~Copy Editor~ In the months leading up to World War II, Nicholas Winton travelled to Prague to see what had become of the many Czech refugees, many of whom were Jewish, who had been displaced by the German invasion. Many of the refugees were children whose parents would later be imprisoned and killed in Nazi concentration camps. Winton, realizing the fate of these children, spent the next few months organizing “Czeck Kindertransport,” an operation that would save 669 children. Xavier’s Center for Interfaith Community Engagement recently collaborated with the Center for Holocaust and Humanity Education (CHHE) to … Continue reading Xavier honors ‘Kindertransport’ hero