Kristallnacht Community Commemoration
|When:||November 7, 2021 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM|
|Where:||Miami Beach, FL|
|Contact:||Daniel Reed at email@example.com|
|Summary:||Annual Kristallnacht: Night of Broken Glass community wide commemoration. http://holocaustmemorialmiamibeach.org to rsvp click on the link below: Kristallnacht: Night of Broken Glass Commemoration (jewishmiami.org)|
Hundreds of local residents will gather to commemorate one of the most tragic days in modern Jewish history, as the Holocaust Memorial Miami Beach, a Committee of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation, observes the 75th anniversary of Kristallnacht, the Night of Broken Glass, on Sunday, November 8, at 6 p.m.
Widely considered to be a foreshadowing of Hitler’s campaign to annihilate the Jewish people, Kristallnacht was marked by a series of coordinated attacks in Germany and parts of Austria on November 9-10, 1938, which caused the deaths of 91 Jews and the incarceration of 30,000 in concentration camps. The streets were covered with broken glass from the shattered windows of Jewish-owned buildings, stores and synagogues that were vandalized and looted during the attacks.
The Kristallnacht program is sponsored by the Holocaust Memorial Miami Beach, a Committee of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation
Holocaust Memorial Miami Beach
1933-1945 Meridian Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139
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