‘Antisemitism is poisoning our society’ says Olaf Scholz at Berlin synagogue that was destroyed 85 years ago and is again target of firebombing
There could hardly have been a more powerfully symbolic setting for a ceremony to mark the 85th anniversary of the 1938 November pogroms than the Beth Zion synagogue.
The place of worship in the heart of Berlin was largely destroyed in the violence that exploded on the night of 9 November that year, when Nazi thugs carried out murderous, state-sponsored attacks on Jewish property and homes.
Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/world/2023/nov/09/never-again-is-now-1938-nazi-pogrom-anniversary-marked-at-berlins-beth-zion-synagogue
Author : Kate Connolly in Berlin
Publish date : 2023-11-09 20:37:49
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