Remembering Kristallnacht || 'The end of my childhood'
75 years after Kristallnacht, survivors look back on the orgy of violence against the German Jews.
“I still don’t know if that night was either the end of the beginning or the beginning of the end. But it clearly marked a turning point”, says the now 81-year-old Dr. Menachem Mayer. He and his family had led an ordinary life in the village of Hoffenheim, in Southwestern Germany – a life that suddenly ended in the early hours of November 10, 1938. It was well before...
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