Wolf Gruner is the Shapell-Guerin Chair in Jewish Studies and Professor of History, Founding Director, USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research, University of Southern California  Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences

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The Forgotten Mass Destruction of Jewish Homes During ‘Kristallnacht’

by Wolf Gruner 11-08-2019

Image via Wikimedia Commons/ Bundesarchiv, Bild 

Every November, communities around the world hold remembrances on the anniversary of the Nazis’ brutal assault on the Jews during “Kristallnacht.” Also known as “the Night of Broken Glass,” it’s one of the most closely scrutinized events in the history of Nazi Germany.