Light Up The Church

Dozens of churches to keep their lights up to commemorate Kristallnacht

Several dozen of churches across the world are going to keep their lights up on Wednesday night to commemorate the anniversary of Kristallnacht; the Nazi-led pogroms that in 1938 marked the beginning of the Holocaust.

The initiative, Light Up the Church, is promoted by Root Source, an organization founded by Gidon Ariel, an Orthodox Jew, and Bob O’Dell, a devout Christian. The organization teaches Christians about Jewish thought so they can more deeply understand the roots of their faith.

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