Synagogue destroyed by Nazis on Kristallnacht has been rebuilt in Russia

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A new synagogue has been opened in the Russian city of Kaliningrad on the spot of another Jewish place of worship, destroyed by the Nazis during the so-called Night of Broken Glass (Kristallnacht) in 1938. “On this spot, there used to be the Konigsberg synagogue, which was torched on the night of November 09-10, 1938. Later, Jews, who remained in the city, were forced by the Nazi authorities to dismantle the building and clear the site so that barracks for craftsmen, who were brought from concentration camps to work in the city, could be erected,” Aleksandr Boroda, president of the Federation of Jewish Communities of Russia, said at the ceremony.

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