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Kristallnacht - 80th Anniversary

Description Local residents of all ages will commemorate one of the most tragic days in modern Jewish history, as the Holocaust Memorial of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation observes the 80th anniversary of Kristallnacht, The Night of Broken Glass, on Sunday, November 11, beginning at 6 p.m. Widely considered to be a major turning point in 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. In the years since the end of World War II, Miami’s Jewish community has joined with others around the globe to host annual Kristallnacht commemorations that pay tribute to the victims of the Holocaust and ask participants to speak out against hatred, bigotry and violence in the modern world.
Event Date 11/11/2018
Start Time 6:00 PM
End Time 7:30 PM
Address 1 Holocaust Memorial Miami Beach
Address 2 1933 Meridian Ave.
City Miami Beach
State FL
Zip 33139
Country US
Audience All Audiences
Event Category Holidays and Observances
Contacts Daniel Reed
Phone 3055381663
Cost Free
Solicitation of Funds? No
Attire Casual

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