Judge Rinder narrates story of ‘the Boys’ brought to UK 75 years ago
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Judge Rinder narrates story of ‘the Boys’ brought to UK 75 years ago

Video commemorates landmark anniversary of day when first young survivors were flown to England to start new lives

Pictured in Prague, the group of Holocaust survivors, who later became known as "the Boys"
Pictured in Prague, the group of Holocaust survivors, who later became known as "the Boys"

Every year, the ’45 Aid Society continues to mark the date “because we are eternally grateful to World Jewish Relief, as the CBF, and to Leonard Montefiore and his amazing team who tirelessly lobbied Jewish communities to give the Boys such a heartfelt welcome into this country and the opportunity to start new lives,” said its chairman Angela Cohen.

WJR’s work to bring the group to England is “one of the greatest achievements of our organisation,” said the humanitarian agency’s chief executive Paul Anticoni.

“We are proud of the Jewish community who supported our charity and of the survivors themselves and the wonderful lives they have gone on to lead,” he said.

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