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Kristallnacht unearthed

My mother-in-law is one of the thousands of German-born Jews who still can recall with horror Kristallnacht, the night of broken glass, the pogrom 70 years ago that marked the beginning of the end. The memory of watching her Jewish school burn as a 9-year-old child is seared into her brain. Her story and others’ have been told time and time again. But there hasn’t been much physical evidence of that fateful day – until an Israeli researcher stumbled on a garbage dump. The New York Times gives a full report.

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