A services of solemn remembrance and hope on the 75TH anniversary of KRISTALLNACHT – 10th Nov (London, UK)

violine bowWestminster Abbey will hold a Service of Solemn Remembrance and Hope on
the 75th Anniversary of Kristallnacht on Sunday 10th November 2013 at
6.30pm.

Kristallnacht, also known as the Night of Broken Glass, was a series of
coordinated attacks carried out by paramilitaries and civilians against
Jews throughout Nazi Germany and parts of Austria on 9th and 10th
November 1938.

The attacks left the streets covered with broken glass from the windows
of Jewish-owned stores, buildings, and synagogues.

The Abbey service will feature personal testimonies and readings and
music from the choirs of London synagogues.

*Outline of service:*

Dean of Westminster

Choirs of Belsize Square Synagogue and West London Synagogue

Cantor of Belsize Square Synagogue and soloist from West London Synagogue

Testimonies of survivors

Reading: Ruth Rosen from Martin Gilbert’s /Kristallnacht Prelude to
Destruction /

Address: Rabbi Dame Julia Neuberger

The Zemel choir in a new composition by Cecilia MacDowell, jointly
commissioned by the Jewish Music Institute

*Tickets (free) will be available soon from the Westminster Abbey Website *
*http://www.westminster-abbey.org/worship/special-services  *

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