Knowledge is power against hate: Course designed to set Holocaust record straight
November 13, 2020
(JNS) - Anyone who still believes that ignorance is bliss hasn't seen how easily it can be turned into hate.
Nov. 9 marked 82 years since Kristallnacht, "the Night of Broken Glass." A night when authorities looked away or even aided the anti-Semitic mobs fanning out across Germany and Austria. Twenty-four hours later, hundreds of Jews were dead, thousands more had been beaten and tens of thousands arrested. And thousands of Jewish schools, hospitals and businesses had been destroyed and 267 synagogues burnt to the ground, their Torah scrolls and other ritual items stolen and prayer books th...