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Nyack College Represented at Kristallnacht Commemoration

Posted by Deborah.Walker on Tuesday November 6, 2012

 

Nyack College will be represented at a Kristallnacht Commemoration hosted by the Holocaust Museum and Study Center in Spring Valley, NY on Thursday, November 8 at 7:00 p.m. The ceremony will take place at the New City Jewish Center located at 47 Schoolhouse Road in New City.  

Ms. Lisa Stenchever, education director at the  Museum and Study Center invited Earl Miller, executive director of community relations at Nyack College to share remarks during the annual event.  

Kristallnacht, also known as the Night of Broken Glass, refers to the violent anti-Jewish pogroms which took place on November 9 and 10, 1938, throughout Germany. This Nazi attack destroyed 7,000 Jewish businesses, burned more than 900 synagogues, and killed nearly 100 Jews and deported thousands of 30,000 Jewish men to concentration camps.

For more information, phone 845.356.2700 or email museum@holocauststudies.org.
 
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