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  1. Event Details/Summary. The Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage, in partnership with USC Shoah Foundation, proudly presents The Children of Willesden Lane, the critically acclaimed one-woman theatrical performance by concert pianist Mona Golabek. The show is based on Golabek’s book ( of the same name) and recounts the story of her mother’s ...

  2. The Children of Willesden Lane is the powerful true story of Lisa Jura, who fled Nazi-occupied Vienna on the Kindertransport as a child.. Jura was one of 10,000 young refugees who were separated from her parents and brought to England for safety before World War II.

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  4. Apr 28, 2011 · A German Blitz bomb hits 243 Willesden Lane. The building gets damaged. All the kids had to find temporary homes. Lisa stayed with Mrs. Canfield. Soon after the children move back, Mrs.Cohen tells Lisa about an audition for a scholorship to the London Royal Acadamy of Music. After Lisa accepted, she found out that she had to pay a small fee.

  5. May 25, 2002 · "The Children of Willesden Lane" is a testament of the power of music to heal a broken heart and the triumph of the human spirit. A lovely and moving account of a young 15-year old girl who was saved from the atrocities of Nazi-occupied Austria by her parent's heart-wrenching decision to send her to England via the Kindertransport.

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  6. The Children of Willesden Lane3 C ontents Message from the Milken Family Foundationby Lowell Milken and Jane Foley 4 Foreword by Margot Stern Strom 6 Introduction to The Children of Willesden Lane 8 About the Book and the Author 8 Companion CD to The Children of Willesden Lane 8 Teacher’s Resource 9 Historical Context 11 Pre-Reading Activities 14

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  7. In this alternately heart-wrenching and uplifting story, Jura's daughter, Golabek, a pianist, and writer Cohen trace the six years Jura spent in London, where she found surrogate families in the 31 other young refugees at the Willesden Lane hostel, and in the working-class British women at the East End garment factory that employed her.

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    • Mona Golabek, Lee Cohen
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