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LEST WE FORGET Candlelight Memorial Walk

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Join Luigi Toscano on Nov. 9th at 5 pm on Boston Common for a candlelight walk to commemorate the 80th anniversary of Kristallnacht and honor the victims of the Holocaust.

November 9, 2018 marks the 80th anniversary of Kristallnacht (Night of Broken Glass), a two-day exercise in terror that targeted Jews in Nazi Germany and parts of Austria and is named for the shattered glass from Jewish store windows that littered the streets. In just two days, 30,000 Jews were arrested and sent to concentration camps, over 1,5000 synagogues were pillaged and ransacked, and almost all Jewish cemeteries in Germany and Austria were destroyed. Kristallnacht marked the fateful shift from discrimination against Jews in Nazi Germany to open and systematic violence.

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