The Annual Kristallnacht Lecture: The November Pogrom of 1938

November 9, 2021 @ 7:00 pm
Zoom by the Holocaust Resource Center
101 Vera King Farris Drive
Galloway NJ
Gail Rosenthal


The Annual Kristallnacht Lecture: The November Pogrom of 1938


The Sara and Sam Schoffer Holocaust Resource Center will commemorate the 83rd Anniversary of Kristallnacht with the Annual Ida E. King Memorial Lecture at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, November 9, 2021 via Zoom.

Michael Hayse, Associate Professor of History and Holocaust & Genocide Studies at Stockton University, will present a lecture on “The November Pogrom of 1938,” the infamous night of broken glass in Germany and Austria. On this night, 1408 synagogues and places of worship were simultaneously destroyed, and 30,000 Jews were arrested. The government, instead of protecting the Jews, encouraged citizens to commit this violence.

Hayse will explore Kristallnacht as a turning point for Jews in Germany and Austria. He will also discuss information obtained from oral history testimonies of South Jersey Holocaust survivors and he will share the latest findings of the “Holocaust Survivors of South Jersey Project and Exhibition.”  The project goal is to document the life stories of over 1400 Holocaust survivors who settled in South Jersey.

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The lecture is free and open to the public. New Jersey educators can receive 2.0 professional development hours. For more information, call the Holocaust Resource Center at 609-652-4699 or email


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