It’s an almost forgotten event, but it was what many historians consider to be the beginning of the Holocaust. In November of 1938, Jewish synagogues and businesses were vandalized or destroyed, and many people beaten or murdered.
Santa Barbara's Jewish Federation has exhibitions open to the public with the stories of survivors of Kristallnacht, and the Holocaust.
KCLU’s Lance Orozco talks with a Santa Barbara woman who survived the attacks, and the Holocaust. Her story is among those featured by the Jewish Federation of Greater Santa Barbara.