Anti-Semitism and Kristallnacht
The Rise of Racism in Germany
Antisemitism is a hatred and discrimination against a certain religious group in the case of Germany it was jewish people and the jewish religion as a whole. People who has such views are referred to as antisemite. This view of anti-semitism was at its greatest in the 19th century, and was widely practiced by Adolf Hitler during World War 2.
and has been sent to concentration camps. the SA and SS attackers had there ordinary clothes on to show that they were civilians spontaneously engaging in violence to avenge Vom Rath's death. The police and fireman got engaged only to protect the non-Jewish properties.