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Night of broken glass still haunts Germany

Violence and vandalism: 267 synagogues were destroyed and 7,000 Jewish businesses were torn down on Kristallnacht.

Are we living in a pre-war age? It has been 85 years since the Nazi regime instigated a violent antisemitic outburst that changed the course of history. Almost a century on, some fear that tensions could spill over once again.

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