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Night of Broken Glass

75 Years After Kristallnacht: The Story of One Family

Rev. Susan Baller-Shepard | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Rev. Susan Baller-Shepard

On the infamous "Kristallnacht," my grandfather Renard, was informed of what was going on, he knew the stakes.

75 Years Later, Photos Recall Horrors Of Kristallnacht

Posted 11.09.2013 | World

On the night of Nov. 9, 1938, gangs of Nazis attacked Jewish businesses and religious sites around Germany, destroying thousands of stores and synagog...

German Synagogue Opens On Pogrom Anniversary

AP | Posted 01.09.2012 | Religion

BERLIN -- Germany's president has inaugurated a new synagogue on the anniversary of the 1938 Nazi anti-Jewish pogrom that was known as "Kristallnacht,...

Considering Collective Responsibility Through The Lens Of Kristallnacht

Ariel Gros-Werter | Posted 01.09.2012 | Religion
Ariel Gros-Werter

Kristallnacht can be considered as more than a Holocaust remembrance day. It is a day to examine the larger repercussions of our actions, and the actions of the groups to which we belong.

Remembering Kristallnacht in Berlin: The Story of Hans Riess

Stefan Sirucek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stefan Sirucek

The reason November 9 -- the day the Berlin Wall fell -- is not a national holiday in Germany, is that it also marks a much darker anniversary: Kristallnacht, the so-called "Night of Broken Glass."