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Participate in the #LetThereBeLight Campaign to Commemorate Kristallnacht

October 20, 2020 | Inactive

Against the backdrop of rising anti-Semitism and racism, the shadow of Covid-19, individual expressions of optimism and unity will help illuminate the world against darkness and hatred.

On November 9th, 1938, a two-day pogrom began during which the Nazis burned more than 1,400 synagogues and Jewish institutions in Germany and Austria on ‘Kristallnacht’ (The Night of Broken Glass), a critical moment in the chain of events that led to the Holocaust.

On November 9, 2020, March of the Living will mark Kristallnacht with a message of unity and hope, through a unique international campaign. Titled “Let There Be Light, March of the Living will invite individuals, institutions and Houses of Worship across the world to keep their lights on during the night of November 9th, as a symbol of solidarity and mutual commitment in the shared battle against anti-Semitism, racism, hatred and intolerance.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  As part of this historic virtual initiative, people from all over the world are invited to add their voice to the campaign. Individuals of all religions and backgrounds are encouraged to write personal messages of hope in their own words during the campaign.

 

Join the Let Their Be Light Campaign: https://kristallnacht.motl.org/