In commemoration of the 81st anniversary of Kristallnacht, the Museum provides a public candle-lighting area in the Anne & Bernard Spitzer Grand Foyer and free admission to MJH Highlights*, which includes Ordinary Treasures: Highlights from the Museum of Jewish Heritage Collection, The Pickman Keeping History Center, and Andy Goldsworthy’s contemplative Garden of Stones.
World War II veteran Eugene Polinksy will speak at 1 PM, and Distinguished Research Scholar Debórah Dwork will present the third annual Dr. Yaffa Eliach Memorial Lecture at 2 PM.
Two additional Kristallnacht programs will take place at the Museum on November 11:
- Stories Survive: An Eyewitness Account of Kristallnacht with Ruth Zimbler at 2 PM
- Kristallnacht History & Significance: Talk with Natalia Aleksiun at 7 PM
*Free admission to MJH Highlights. A separate, paid ticket is required for the special exhibition Auschwitz. Not long ago. Not far away.