Today marks the 80th anniversary of Kristallnacht, the Night of Broken Glass. On November 9, 1938, Nazi officers and German civilians unleashed a campaign of violent demonstrations against Jews across Germany and Austria. They burned approximately 7,500 Jewish homes, businesses, synagogues and hospitals while firefighters stood by and watched. There had been anti-Semitic talk… Read more »

  As someone who has had the privilege of knowing people who survived the Holocaust, I am keenly aware of what can happen when a government runs amok. The unfulfilled promise of “Never again” requires each of us to remain engaged in doing our part to defend decency and protect democratic institutions from eroding. If… Read more »