The night of horror for German Jewish community

Crystal Night translated to the debris of shattered glasses left on the streets after that most horrible night.
During that night, over 7,500 Jewish shops and houses were demolished and 400 synagogues were burnt down. Ninety-one Jews were killed during this night alone and more than 20,000 were brought to the concentration camps.

This dreadful event took place as an impetuous reaction of the German people when they learned that a young Jew named Herschel Grynszpan had murdered Ernst vom Rath, a German diplomat.

In history, writers declared that the 17-year-old Grynszpan was a pitiable Jewish boy who had been driven to anguish by the prejudice done to his family and in his deep depression, he shot the young German diplomat.

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