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What’s in a name? The false narrative of Kristallnacht

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/opinion/article/whats_in_a_name_the_false_narrative_of_kristallnacht

Two years ago, I was among a group of 24 young American Jews visiting a Protestant Church in Berlin to commemorate the anniversary of Kristallnacht. On that night, November 9, 1938, Nazi gangs destroyed thousands of synagogues and other Jewish-owned buildings across Germany, murdered dozens and sent hundreds more to concentration camps.

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