November 3, 2014 [St. Petersburg, FL] — The Florida Holocaust Museum’s Annual Kristallnacht Commemoration takes place at the Museum this Sunday, November 9th at 2:00pm.
The program commemorating Kristallnacht, also called the Night of Broken Glass, features a ceremony led by area Rabbis and Cantors, and includes a candle-lighting by Holocaust Survivors.
The keynote speaker following the ceremony is Charlotte Bonelli, author of Exit Berlin: How One Woman Saved Her Family From Nazi Germany, which tells the story of Luzie Hatch, a German refugee from Berlin. Bonelli is the director of the American Jewish Committee Archives and has traveled widely, including two research trips to Baden-Baden, Germany. Ms. Bonelli was recently interviewed by BBC Radio about WWII-era radio broadcasts, and her articles have appeared in Reform Judaism and Tablet Magazine.
The FHM’s Annual Kristallnacht Commemoration is free for all.
About the Florida Holocaust Museum
The Florida Holocaust Museum honors the memory of millions of innocent men, women and children who suffered or died in the Holocaust. The Museum is dedicated to teaching members of all races and cultures the inherent worth and dignity of human life in order to prevent future genocides.