Brisbane commemorates Kristallnacht

November 14, 2021 by  
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More than 100 southeast Queensland residents have attended a moving Kristallnacht service at the Brisbane Hebrew Congregation. Read more

Dani Dayan on what Holocaust taught about extremes and how antisemitism persists

November 14, 2021 by  
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In his first visit back to the United States as chairman of the Yad Vashem World Holocaust Remembrance Centre in Jerusalem, former Israeli Consul General in New York Dani Dayan seek to impart a sense of unity that he believes is an essential piece in the knowledge of the Holocaust and Jewish identity around the world. Read more

Broken glass and shattered illusions

November 12, 2021 by  
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One would have imagined that the night of 9 November 1938 in Germany would have shattered forever any lingering illusions that one could appease Jew-hate by negotiations and reason. Read more

Kristallnacht

November 10, 2021 by  
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November 9-10, 1938, marked the onset of the Holocaust. Read more

The Conspiracy of Kristallnacht

October 28, 2020 by  
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Kristallnacht is often referred to as the “Night of Broken Glass”. Read more

Let there be light

October 20, 2020 by  
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On November 9, 1938, a two-day pogrom began during which the Nazis burned more than 1,400 synagogues and Jewish institutions in Germany and Austria on ‘Kristallnacht’ (The Night of Broken Glass), a critical moment in the chain of events that led to the Holocaust.

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Kristallnacht commemoration concert in Wellington

November 13, 2019 by  
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This year’s Kristallnacht commemoration concert on 10 November brought us more of the annual event’s distinctive quality – works associated with the Holocaust performed by leading New Zealand musicians. Read more

Uncle Boydie presents William Cooper’s letter

November 14, 2017 by  
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Aboriginal activist William Cooper’s 89-year-old grandson Uncle Boydie has presented a copy of William Cooper’s letter to the German Ambassador to Jewish Communities, Dr Felix Klein  at the Australian Embassy in  Berlin.

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Demonisation and broken glass

November 10, 2017 by  
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The resurgence of anti Jewish manifestations thinly disguised as anti Israel protests and the anniversary of Kristallnacht should remind us of the lessons which still need to be learnt…writes Michael Kuttner. Read more

Remembering Kristallnacht

October 7, 2017 by  
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Visitors to Wellington NZ around this coming 9 November can take in a Kristallnacht commemoration concert of special music related to that violent and tragic event. Read more

Sydney commemorates Kristallnacht

November 10, 2016 by  
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More than 300 members of the Sydney community have commemorated Kristallnacht  the ‘Night of the Broken Glass’, remembering the violence Nazis inflicted on Jewish people, their homes and synagogues, businesses and schools.

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78th anniversary of Kristallnacht

November 9, 2016 by  
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Today’s the 78th anniversary of the Kristallnacht…the night Nazis unleashed a horrific attack on Germany’s Jews. Read more

Broken Glass, Shattered Illusions

November 14, 2014 by  
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The anniversary of Kristallnacht occurs on 9 November every year and is commemorated by Jewish communities all over the world…writes Michael Kuttner. Read more

Kristallnacht 75th Commemoration – Melbourne

November 11, 2013 by  
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The Jewish Holocaust Centre (JHC) and Jewish Community Council of Victoria (JCCV) have co-hosted a commemoration of the 75th anniversary of Kristallnacht. Read more

New Oral History website at the Hebrew University

November 8, 2013 by  
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Marking 75 years since the Kristallnacht attacks of November 9-10, 1938, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem’s Oral History Division launched a new website where the public can search and access 900 previously unavailable Holocaust-related voice recordings and transcripts. Read more

75 years after Kristallnacht – a Sydney Commemoration

November 6, 2013 by  
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Seventy-five years ago, the first Nazi-legislated riots against Jews took place in Germany and Austria, resulting in mass arrests, killings and deportations, and the destruction of synagogues and Jewish-owned stores.  Read more