"The Short Strange Life of Herschel Grynszpan", New York. W.W. Norton 2013

"The Short Strange Life of Herschel Grynszpan", New York. W.W. Norton 2013

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    Center for Jewish History

    15 W. 16th St.
    New York, NY 10011

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    Members: $7
    Non-members: $10

On November 7, 1938, 17-year-old Herschel Grynszpan shot Ernst vom Rath, a Nazi diplomat, igniting the campaign of terror that started two days later and came to be known as Kristallnacht.  Join author Jonathan Kirsch and his son Adam Kirsch, literary critic and journalist, as they discuss the new book The Short, Strange Life of Herschel Grynszpan and reexamine the historical details and moral dimensions of one of World War II’s most enigmatic cases.

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Co-presented with the Center for Jewish History and the Jewish Book Council