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News and updates about Kristallnacht

Declare Columbia University a terror organization

Kristallnacht is the right name for what occurred at Columbia University, Op-ed.

Declare Columbia University a terror organization

What Jews must remember on Int'l Holocaust Day

Can the Holocaust happen again? My answer is a definite yes.

What Jews must remember on Int'l Holocaust Day

Berlin:

Brandenburg Gate lit up with: 'Never Again is Now'

On the night marking Kristallnacht and amid the war between Israel and Hamas, Berlin landmark lit up with a message against antisemitism.

Brandenburg Gate lit up with: 'Never Again is Now'

Kristallnacht in the shadow of the October 7 massacre

The cannibals of society eagerly await to devour their prey; they feed upon fear and desperately search for defenseless scapegoats.

Kristallnacht in the shadow of the October 7 massacre

The silence of the Holocaust Museums

Museums robotically having Kristallnacht events without pausing to bring in the current attacks on Jews are violating their mission. Op-ed.

The silence of the Holocaust Museums

Netherlands:

SWC condemns Kristallnacht event invite to Sigrid Kaag

Simon Wiesenthal Center noteDutch Finance Minister Sigrid Kaag admitted to paying salaries of killers of Jewish teenager.

SWC condemns Kristallnacht event invite to Sigrid Kaag

85 years after Kristallnacht:

Germany to begin rebuilding grand synagogue in Hamburg

Hamburg city officials hand Bornplatz Synagoge over to Jewish community, apologize for delay in restitution.

Germany to begin rebuilding grand synagogue in Hamburg

Roger Waters vows to play Frankfurt citing Kristallnacht

In bizarre social media rant, former Pink Floyd bassist also compares himself to teenage German anti-war activist executed by Nazis.

Roger Waters vows to play Frankfurt citing Kristallnacht

When did the Holocaust begin?

Debate over the name and timeline from 1933 to 1945.

When did the Holocaust begin?

On Kristallnacht, Munich protesters compare COVID to Holocaust

Former Jewish leader clashes with demonstrators at Munich anti-vax protest on Kristallnacht.

On Kristallnacht, Munich protesters compare COVID to Holocaust

Italian synagogue vandalized on anniversary of Kristallnacht

Synagogue in Trieste defaced with antisemitic graffiti on 84th anniversary of Kristallnacht.

Italian synagogue vandalized on anniversary of Kristallnacht

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Amb. shares father Chaim Herzog's thoughts on Kristallnacht

Israeli Ambassador to the US Michael Herzog shares a speech his father gave to the UN about the horrors of Kristallnacht in 1975.

Amb. shares father Chaim Herzog's thoughts on Kristallnacht

Kristallnacht- Never forget! (With newly surfaced photos)

Anti-Semitism may start small, but it grows exponentially. Time to learn from history. Op-ed.

Kristallnacht- Never forget! (With newly surfaced photos)

Historic first:

Holocaust survivor tells her story in Dubai school

Emirati children lit torch of hope together with Holocaust survivor Eve Kugler at an Dubai event commemorating Kristallnacht.

Holocaust survivor tells her story in Dubai school

KFC message in Germany: Enjoy crispy chicken on Kristallnacht

Fast food giant apologizes minutes after sending message calling on customers in Germany to enjoy its chicken on Kristallnacht anniversary.

KFC message in Germany: Enjoy crispy chicken on Kristallnacht

Op-ed:

What was the German public's reaction to Kristallnacht?

German poet:“Where you go, grab a Jew,/G-d’s supposed chosen few/ Christians, stick him in his ghetto/ Before he does the same to you.”

What was the German public's reaction to Kristallnacht?

In Germany, Kristallnacht goes by a different name. Here’s why.

'There are good reasons to reject the term' Kristallnacht, German journalist and author says.

In Germany, Kristallnacht goes by a different name. Here’s why.

Brandenburg:

'Jewish life and faith belong at the heart of our society'

Brandenburg's leader condemns antisemitism on 84th anniversary of Kristallnacht.

'Jewish life and faith belong at the heart of our society'

Following Israeli protest:

German Holocaust-Nakba event postponed until after Kristallnacht

Foreign Ministry demands 'shameful' event in Tel Aviv be cancelled completely after it is delayed until next week.

German Holocaust-Nakba event postponed until after Kristallnacht

Israel "shocked and disgusted" at Holocaust-Nakba event in TA

Foreign Ministry calls for event linking the Holocaust to the 'Nakba' to be canceled. 'Cynical and manipulative.'

Israel "shocked and disgusted" at Holocaust-Nakba event in TA

German center in Israel to mark Kristallnacht with Nakba event

Left-wing German party sponsors planned Kristallnacht event comparing the Holocaust to the establishment of Israel in 1948.

German center in Israel to mark Kristallnacht with Nakba event

Menachem Ben Yashar, early Temple Mount activist, passes away

Ben Yashar was born in Germany before the Second World War. He passed away at the age of 98.

Menachem Ben Yashar, early Temple Mount activist, passes away

Parts of Torah scroll lost since Kristallnacht uncovered

German minister hands over segments of lost Torah scroll to city of Görlitz 83 years after his father came into possession of them,

Parts of Torah scroll lost since Kristallnacht uncovered

March of Life honours 83rd anniversary of Kristallnacht

Heinz Reuss, international director of March of Life, spoke to Arutz Sheva about speaking out against anti-Semitism.

March of Life honours 83rd anniversary of Kristallnacht

What Torah did our forefathers study before Torah was given?

The adventures of Yaakov Avinu and the anniversary of Kristallnacht.

What Torah did our forefathers study before Torah was given?

November 9, 1938: This is the night the Holocaust began

Beginning with Kristallnacht, the Nazis engaged in a genocide of Jews. Its only purpose was to wipe them off the face of the Earth. Op-ed.

November 9, 1938: This is the night the Holocaust began

83 years since Kristallnacht: Matan Kahana inaugurates synagogue

83 years ago the Nazis burned and destroyed synagogues. Today in Hatzor HaGlilit we inaugurate a new synagogue in Eretz Israel."

83 years since Kristallnacht: Matan Kahana inaugurates synagogue

Cities around the world mark Kristallnacht anniversary

'Let there be light' global initiative keeps lights on it cities around the world in memory of Kristallnacht pogrom.

Cities around the world mark Kristallnacht anniversary

Kristallnacht must be remembered

One asks, how could the entire world stand by and allow such a disaster to occur? It had no qualms, talking big and doing nothing. Op-ed.

Kristallnacht must be remembered

Kristallnacht: A nationwide pogrom

Any suggestion that German Jews were passive in leaving after Kristallnacht are mistaken. Most of those who could escape did so. Op-ed.

Kristallnacht: A nationwide pogrom

EU Jewish leader to politicians: Anti-Semitism cannot be ignored

Rabbi Menachem Margolin, Chairman of EJA, speaks to Arutz Sheva about combating anti-Semitism and Holocaust education in Europe.

EU Jewish leader to politicians: Anti-Semitism cannot be ignored

Let's leave Hitler and his henchmen out of the discussion

The riot at the Capitol was despicable – but Kristallnacht? The hyperbole is disgusting, especially coming from a native Austrian. Op-ed

Let's leave Hitler and his henchmen out of the discussion

Arnold Schwarzegger: Capitol raid was like Kristallnacht

Actor and former California governor excoriates Trump, compares violence on Capitol Hill to the Holocaust-era Nazi pogroms of Kristallnacht.

Arnold Schwarzegger: Capitol raid was like Kristallnacht

Schwarzenegger compares Trump to Hitler, Republicans to Nazis

Austrian-born former California gov & Hollywood star compares Kristallnacht to last week's riot, Trump to Hitler, protesters to Nazis.

Schwarzenegger compares Trump to Hitler, Republicans to Nazis

CNN anchor apologizes for Trump-Kristallnacht comparison

Christiane Amanpour apologizes for comparing Trump's term in office to Kristallnacht: I regret any pain my statement may have caused.

CNN anchor apologizes for Trump-Kristallnacht comparison

Israel demands CNN apologize for Trump-Kristallnacht comparison

Israel's Diaspora Ministry blasts Christiane Amanpour for comparing Trump presidency to Kristallnacht, demanding apology from CNN.

Israel demands CNN apologize for Trump-Kristallnacht comparison

CNN host under fire after comparing Kristallnacht to Trump

Christiane Amanpour blasted after comparing Trump’s four years in office to Kristallnacht.

CNN host under fire after comparing Kristallnacht to Trump

'The virus of antisemitism is tougher than coronavirus'

President Reuven Rivlin hosts event marking 82 years since Kristallnacht.

'The virus of antisemitism is tougher than coronavirus'

Kristallnacht must never be forgotten

Jews must be on guard to fight anti-Semitism, but in 1938, no one could imagine the future. Now we know it can happen anywhere..Op-ed.

Kristallnacht must never be forgotten

Let There Be Light: World Leaders and Houses of Worship unite

Thousands take part in #LetThereBeLight interfaith initiative from dozens of countries and hundreds of Houses of Worship from diverse faiths

Let There Be Light: World Leaders and Houses of Worship unite

Bahraini Jews mark Kristallnacht

Bahraini Jews mark 82nd anniversary of Kristallnacht for first time since the Arab nation normalized ties with Israel.

Bahraini Jews mark Kristallnacht

NY & Bahrain synagogues to remember Kristallnacht, together

Synagogues in New York & Bahrain twin for historic March of the Living “Let There be Light” Kristallnacht program.

NY & Bahrain synagogues to remember Kristallnacht, together

Joe Biden, FDR, and the Nazis

FDR cut out all references to Germany and to Hitler, Goebbels and other Nazis out of his response to Kristallnacht. Op-ed.

Joe Biden, FDR, and the Nazis

An open letter to Rabbi Zachariah Wallerstein

It seems we need reminders that no matter how sweet exile, galut, seems, it is not our home. BLM provided them. Don't wait, come now. Op-ed.

An open letter to Rabbi Zachariah Wallerstein

America’s “Nights of Rage”

The November elections are not a referendum about Trump. They are a referendum about America. Opinion.

America’s “Nights of Rage”

Why those Syrian atrocities still matter

Why those Syrian atrocities still matter

Jews felt safe in Germany, too

Jews felt safe in Germany, too

Kristallnacht Cantata: Aboriginal leader's 1938 fight for Jews

The Kristallnacht Cantata: a Voice of Courage, on Aboriginal leader William Cooper's pro-Jewish protest premieres in Melbourne this Sunday..

Kristallnacht Cantata: Aboriginal leader's 1938 fight for Jews

Stickers shaped like yellow stars placed in Scandinavia

Stickers shaped like yellow stars that Nazis made Jews wear during the Holocaust placed on multiple Jewish sites in Denmark and Sweden.

Stickers shaped like yellow stars placed in Scandinavia

In first, imam to attend Holocaust commemoration event in Sweden

Malmo imam confirms attendance at Kirstallnacht Holocaust commemoration event.

In first, imam to attend Holocaust commemoration event in Sweden

'Act as soon as possible, before hatred becomes normal'

UN Secretary-General says he will convene a conference on education to combat anti-Semitism and other hate crimes.

'Act as soon as possible, before hatred becomes normal'

Kristallnacht must never be forgotten

Kristallnacht must never be forgotten

Senate to pass resolution recognizing Kristallnacht?

Senate to vote on Kristallnacht memorial resolution condemning anti-Semitism.

Senate to pass resolution recognizing Kristallnacht?

Pompeo visits Berlin synagogue desecrated during Kristallnacht

US Secretary of State: We must acknowledge painful histories so we can ensure that they never happen again.

Pompeo visits Berlin synagogue desecrated during Kristallnacht

Brazilian soccer team don Stars of David to mark Kristallnacht

A Portuguese-language video about the team and why it decided to remember Kristallnacht went viral, with massive media coverage.

Brazilian soccer team don Stars of David to mark Kristallnacht

'Jews under attack 81 years after Kristallnacht'

President Rivlin holds emergency conference with special envoys for combating anti-Semitism from around the world.

'Jews under attack 81 years after Kristallnacht'

85 years since the Night of the Long Knives

85 years since the Night of the Long Knives

'Es brent. breederlech, es brent!'(It burns, brothers, it burns)

'Es brent. breederlech, es brent!'(It burns, brothers, it burns)

Kristallnacht and the Righteous Australian aboriginal William Cooper

Kristallnacht and the Righteous Australian aboriginal William Cooper

Merkel condemns resurgent anti-Semitism in Germany

In speech marking 80th anniversary of Kristallnacht, German Chancellor warns against the resurgence of anti-Semitism in Germany.

Merkel condemns resurgent anti-Semitism in Germany