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The 2014 Kristallnacht Commenorations 2014 marks the 76th anniversary of Kristallnacht ("Night of Broken Glass"). A Nazi coordinated wave of anti-Jewish violence swept across Germany, Austria and the areas of Czechoslovakia that had been recently occupied by German troops on November 9, 1938. Jewish business were destoryed and loot. Synagogues were burned to the ground. Many Jews were rounded up by the Nazis and sent to various concentration camps and prisions.
Many of the constituant organizations of the Consortium will be sponsoring Kristallnacht observances in November. Those evenets will be posted here.