Community-wide Kristallnacht commemoration set for Teaneck
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Community-wide Kristallnacht commemoration set for Teaneck

Irene Black, left, and Dr. Rafael Medoff
Irene Black, left, and Dr. Rafael Medoff

The Northern New Jersey Holocaust Memorial & Education Center and the Adult Education Committee of Congregation Bnai Yeshurun in Teaneck join to host a community-wide Kristallnacht commemoration. The program is set for Tuesday, November 9, at 7:30 p.m. It features Irene Black of Teaneck and historian Dr. Rafael Medoff, the founding director of the David S. Wyman Institute for Holocaust Studies. Ms. Black lived through Kristallnacht hidden in her grandparents’ home in Zeckendorf, Germany, and will talk about her experiences; Dr. Medoff will discuss America’s response to Kristallnacht.

Donations will benefit the capital campaign of the Northern New Jersey Holocaust Memorial & Education Center, which is slated to be built in Teaneck. For more information, go to nnjholocaustmemorial.org.

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