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  11/7/2013, Kislev 4, 5774

Fresh Look at Kristallnacht on 75th Anniversary


As Germany prepares to mark the 75th anniversary of Kristallnacht this weekend, a new book calls into question the event long cited as triggering the pogrom. The attacks of November 9 and 10, 1938, saw Nazi thugs plunder Jewish businesses throughout Germany, torch synagogues and round up about 30,000 Jewish men for deportation to concentration camps. Some 90 Jews were killed in the orgy of violence also known as 'The Night of Broken Glass'.