A damaged clothing shop in Magdeburg following the attacks on Jewish businesses and synagogues on November 9, 1938. LBI Photograph Collection, F 13380.

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    Center for Jewish History

    15 W. 16th St.
    New York, NY 10011


As the LBI documents the German-Jewish experience of 1938 in the online “1938Projekt” it will commemorate the events of November 9, 1938, when state-sponsored gangs destroyed Jewish homes, synagogues, and businesses. Featuring remarks by historian Marion Kaplan (NYU), the premiere of a short documentary featuring individuals sharing their memories of 1938, reflections by radio personality and author Martin Goldsmith, and a musical performance by the Phoenix Chamber Ensemble.

Co-sponsored by the American Society for Jewish Music with additional funding from the Blavatnik Family Foundation