07 November 2000
Thursday, November 7, 2000, events marking 64 years since Kristallnacht (Night of the Broken Glass) will take place at Yad Vashem. Approximately 250 students will participate in a seminar at Yad Vashem’s International School for Holocaust Studies, which will include lectures, a movie on the burning of the Buehl synagogue, a survivor’s testimony and a performance of “Destination Unknown”.
At the conclusion of the seminar, the students will take part in a memorial ceremony at 12:00 in the Hall of Remembrance. Survivors, former residents of Germany and members of the Organization for Central European Olim will join them following a tour of Yad Vashem.
The events will be held in cooperation with the Information Center – Jerusalem District, the Education Director of Jerusalem Municipality and the Organization for Central European Olim.
To mark Kristallnacht, Yad Vashem has placed a special section on its Web site, featuring Pages of Testimony, photos, essays and a teaching unit.