Posts with the tag: Kristallnacht

The Archivist’s Nook: “We are all Spiritual Semites” – American Catholics Condemn Kristallnacht

November 9-10 of this month marks the 80th anniversary of Kristallnacht, also known as the “night of broken glass.” The Kristallnacht pogrom against Jews by German Stormtroopers and German civilians took place across Germany in 1938, and is often viewed as the beginning of the Holocaust for its escalation of Jewish social and political persecution Read More

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New Website: American Catholics and Nazi Antisemitism

Our newest primary source materials website features digitized primary documents and audio from the American Catholic History Center and University Archives related to U.S. Catholic responses to the Nazi regime in 1930s Germany. The materials on the site suggest that American Catholics responded to the persecution of Jews in Nazi Germany during the anti-Jewish pogrom Read More

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