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Statement by First Vice President Frans Timmermans and Commissioner Věra Jourová on 80th anniversary of #Kristallnacht (Night of Broken Glass)

Statement by First Vice President Frans Timmermans and Commissioner Věra Jourová on 80th anniversary of #Kristallnacht (Night of Broken Glass)

| November 8, 2018

80 years ago tomorrow (9 November), the lives and history of Jews in Europe changed forever in the space of one night. The state-sponsored antisemitism of the Nazi regime triggered the murder of Jews, the burning of synagogues, and the looting of Jewish-owned businesses and Jewish houses. Around thirty thousand Jewish people were deported during […]

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