Kristallnacht:

The shattering of illusion

The Nazi party desperately needed a massive influx of funds to pay for the German war machine... Jewish money was an obvious source of income

STEWART WEISS IN PLAIN LANGUAGE The writer is director of the Jewish Outreach Center of Ra’anana; jocmtv@netvision.net.il
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If the Holocaust represents the darkest night in all of Jewish – if not human – history, as Elie Wiesel famously wrote, then the events of November 9-10, 1938 may very well be the very darkest night of the Shoah. In what would later come to be known as...

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