Merkel to address Kristallnacht ceremony at Berlin synagogue

Rykestrasse synagogue’s 80th anniversary event leads global commemoration of night of antisemitic terrorAngela Merkel, the German chancellor, will address a ceremony in a Berlin synagogue on Friday to mark the 80th anniversary of Kristallnacht, the night of Nazi terror across Germany and Austria that led thousands of Jewish families to flee.Merkel will be joined by the German president, Frank-Walter Steinmeier, at the commemoration at the Rykestrasse synagogue, organised by the Central Council of Jews in Germany. Continue reading…

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