The night of the broken glass

Shannon yacobucci

The night of the broken glass by times magazine

the "Night of Broken Glass," was formally for the shattered glass from the store windows that littered the streets.


When it was written

Published September 1st 1997 by Station Hill Press (first published 1991).


What happened

over 250 synagogues were burned, over 7,000 Jewish businesses were trashed and looted, dozens of Jewish people were killed, and Jewish cemeteries, hospitals, schools, and homes were looted while police and fire brigades stood by