An educational unit on the Kristallnacht pogrom and the persecution of German Jewry. Despite their patriotism and contribution to their country, German Jews were targeted for persecution from the beginning of Nazi rule in 1933. State laws stripped them of all civil rights and means of employment. The Kristallnacht pogrom of 1938 – ‘the night of the broken glass’ – marked the apex of the pre-war persecution of German Jewry.
The unit contains: 18 posters depicting German-Jewish life in the 1920s up to the Kristallnacht pogrom of 1938 A teacher's handbook with testimonies and suggestions for class activities 40 minutes film of testimonies of Jews who lived through Kristallnacht.