Prince Charles marks Kindertransport anniversary

JERUSALEM (JTA) – Britain’s Prince Charles marked the 70th anniversary of the Kindertransport.

The prince told a Kindertransport reunion in London that he was proud that his paternal grandmother had sheltered Jewish refugees at the start of World War II, BBC News reported Sunday. Alice, Princess Andrew of Greece, sheltered a Jewish family when she was living in Athens.

Some 10,000 Jewish children from Nazi-occupied Europe entered Britain in 1938 during the rescue mission and thus were saved from death at the hands of the Nazis.

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