Kristallnacht

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Kris·tall·nacht

 (krĭs′təl-näkt′, -täl-näKHt′)
n.
The night of November 9, 1938, on which the Nazis coordinated an attack on Jewish people and their property in Germany, Austria, and the Sudetenland.

[German, night of (broken) glass : Kristall, crystal (from Middle High German, from Old High German cristalla, from Latin crystallus, crystallum; see crystal) + Nacht, night (from Middle High German naht, from Old High German; see nekw-t- in Indo-European roots).]
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In Berlin, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and President Frank-Walter Steinmeier will attend a synagogue ceremony to commemorate the 80th anniversary of the Nazi anti-Jewish pogrom on Crystal Night, reported BNT.A
In the marking of this anniversary flowers were laid in the Old Jewish Cemetery, and an exhibition about the Crystal Night, entitled 'This is How It All Started', was organized.
Down in the warmer Southern climes of Waterford Republik present Patrice Baumel at Crystal Night Club (John Street).
19, 1938, over 2,000 Manila residents held an indignation rally against Kristallnacht (Crystal Night), referring to the Nazi attacks on European Jewish communities, Delmendo said.
Freda's father disappears on Crystal Night, and she flees with her mother and sister to the "safe haven" of Shanghai.
Burns crystal night cap set Auld Lang Syne, National Trust, www.nts.org.uk, PS42
Strache had compared the protests against the far-rightist Vienna Corporation Ball (WKB) on January 27 - the date coincided with the International Holocaust Commemoration Day - with the "Reichskristallnacht" (Crystal Night) and said the far-rightist participants of the ball were "the new Jews." While the far-right party leader did not deny having said this, he underlinded that his comments were "torn out of context." President Fischer said Strache "compared the demonstrations against the WKR ball to the criminal acts of the Nazi November pogroms, which had claimed numerous lives." He therefore refused awarding the medal.
Nazi leaders used the assassination as a pretense for triggering pogroms on Jews throughout the entire Reich, euphemistically known as the "Kristallnacht" (Crystal Night or Night of Broken Glass).
The same thing happened last year in Nerezi when the entire settlement, settled by ethnic Albanians, experienced "the crystal night".