Kristallnacht 75th anniversary of first Nazi violence

November 9, 2013 7:58:35 PM PST
It was a night of remembrance in the northern suburbs on the 75th anniversary of Kristallnacht.

Kristallnacht or the "Night of Broken Glass" was one of the first organized acts of Nazi violence against Jewish people living in Germany and Austria.

Two world renowned cantors performed during Saturday night's program.

It was hosted by the Illinois Holocaust Museum and took place at Beth Hillel Congregation in Wilmette.