Kristallnacht commemorative service planned Nov. 7
By: Jewish Federation of Greater Naples
Kristallnacht, or "Night of the Broken Glass," recounts the attacks on Jewish communities throughout Germany on Nov. 9-10, 1938. The event memorializes the six million Jews and millions of others who were exterminated during the Holocaust as part of the "Final Solution."
"Over 80 years later, the Holocaust still challenges our ability to comprehend man's inhumanity to man," said Ginny Segaloff, chair of the commemoration program.
The event's speaker will be Rabbi Micah Greenstein, who will discuss Kristallnacht and its call to action for social justice today with "Interfaith Relations 83 Years After Kristallnacht:
The CJD is affiliated with Jewish Federation of Greater Naples and the Collier County Parishes of the Diocese of Venice Florida. Its purpose is to engage Catholics and Jews in understanding history and advancing the cause of mutual understanding and appreciation of differences as well as commonalities.
The event is sponsored by CJD, the Jewish Community Relations Council of the Jewish Federation of Greater Naples, the Diocese of Venice in Florida, GenShoah of SWFL, and the Holocaust Museum & The Janet G. and Harvey D. Cohen Education Center.
A link to the virtual Kristallnacht event will be available on Nov. 7 at jewishnaples.org (https://www.jewishnaples.org/
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