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.
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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.
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.
A large group of faculty, alumni, and students attended Harry Rosenfeld’s lecture, “From Kristallnacht to Watergate: Memories of a Newspaperman,” Sunday in the Campus Center.
Jeffrey S. Gurock, professor of Jewish history at Yeshiva University, spoke about the ways Jewish Americans in New York reacted to the Holocaust.
In remembrance of Kristallnacht, Deborah Lipstadt, professor of modern Jewish and holocaust studies at Emory University, shared the story of the capture and trial of Adolf Eichmann, a war criminal responsible for the deaths of millions of Jewish people.