PAST EVENT Kristallnacht Commemoration 2020 – 9 November
Celebrated author and Holocaust survivor Dr Edith Eger will be the keynote speaker at this year’s Kristallnacht Commemoration.
The ceremony will feature an online interview with Dr Eger by mediator, facilitator and judicial educator Joanna Kalowski. Kristallnacht – The Night of Broken Glass – marked the onset of the Holocaust on November 9-10 , 1938. On that day, Nazi forces set fire to about 1000 synagogues, destroyed 7000 Jewish-owned businesses, arrested 30,000 Jews and murdered 91 Jews in Germany and Austria.