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Letters recall Kristallnacht stories

The University of La Verne hosted its annual Kristallnacht Remembrance Lecture featuring author Steven Wasserman speaking about his book, “Grasping at Straws: Letters from the Holocaust,” Sunday in the Campus Center Ballroom.

Author tells the untold story of X Troop

Leah Garrett, director of the Jewish Studies Center at Hunter College in New York, shared the stories of a group of Jewish service members known as the X Troop on Sunday at the University of La Verne’s annual Kristallnacht Remembrance Lecture held via Zoom.

Richman describes Jewish courage

Lawyer Rick Richman discussed his book, “Racing Against History: The 1940 Campaign for a Jewish Army to Fight Hitler” Sunday in the Campus Center Ballroom.

Events leading to Kristallnacht discussed

On the evening of Oct. 27, 1938 the Grynszpan family along with 12,000 other Polish Jews were herded like cattle onto train cars headed for the Polish-German border.

Author illustrates violins as hope

Author and Professor of Musicology at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte James Grymes gave a lecture on his book “Violins of Hope” Sunday in the Campus Center Ballroom.

Author explores family history in ‘Alex’s Wake’

A journey of love, loss and hope was told by author, host and classical music programmer Martin Goldsmith on his novel, “Alex’s Wake: A Voyage of Betrayal and a Journey of Remembrance” at the Kristallnacht lecture Sunday in the Campus Center.

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