Shattering Glass: A Holocaust Survivor's Journey

A young boy shuddered as the sound of windows shattering all around him resounded through town. This is now known around the world as "Kristallnacht," Hear Herbert Kohn Sunday.

On Nov. 9-10, 1938, a young boy shuddered as the sound of windows shattering all around him resounded through his town. Now known around the world as "Kristallnacht," this night was a turning point in Germany's war against the Jews. On these two nights over 91 Jews were killed over 30,000 were arrested and ultimately sent to concentration camps set up through Europe by the German authorities.

Imagine your children living through a night of terror such as Kristallnacht. They would never forget it. The Kennesaw State University Museum of History & Holocaust Education is hosting Mr. Herbert Kohn on Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013. He will share his dramatic, first-hand experience of a night that many children only read about in history books.

Kohn will also share his experiences of surviving World War II, which coincides with the current exhibits at the Museum of History & Holocaust Education. Bring your teens to learn from the exhibit entitled "Parallel Journeys: World War II & the Holocaust through the Eyes of Teens."  Tours start at 3:30 p.m. and end with light refreshments.

This program is brought to you in partnership by the Congregation Ner Tamid, KSU Hillel, and the Museum of History & Holocaust Education (MHHE) at Kennesaw State University. For additional information, please call 678-797-2083.

This educational program will not only be about what has happened in the past, but also educate you on how you can make a difference for other teens today who are living in war-ravaged countries.

There is plenty of free parking at the KSU Center, 3333 Busbee Dr., Kennesaw, located just off of I-75 at the Chastain Rd., exit 271.

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