Kristallnacht remembered at Gerrard Berman Academies
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Kristallnacht remembered at Gerrard Berman Academies

Renia Schustermann is pictured with some of the GBDS sixth-graders.
Renia Schustermann is pictured with some of the GBDS sixth-graders.

Renia Schustermann spoke to students at the Academies at Gerrard Berman Day School about living through Kristallnacht. During the night of November 9, 1938, the German police took her father away, and sent him to a concentration camp. After that night, all Jewish children were forced to go to the same school. Eventually, she fled from Germany to Shanghai, where she spent seven years before moving to the United States.

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