(Nov.09) Today we're observing…The Anniversary of Kristallnacht

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Anniversary: Kristallnacht
Crystal Night” or “Night of Broken Glass” was named for the smashed and broken glass of store windows as mobs and troops turned on Jewish residents in towns throughout Germany. Businesses and Synagogues were burned or destroyed while bonfires consumed Jewish prayer books and Torah scrolls. Over 30,000 Jewish men were taken to concentration camps.

 

Links:
Wikipedia - Kristallnacht
Kristallnacht The November 1938 Pogroms



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