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Israeli and American medical
researchers connect at
Ruthan Brodsky I Contributing Writer
ur collaborations are bottom up
rather than top down," says Alan
Saltiel, Ph.D., Mary Sue Coleman
Director of the Life Sciences Institute (LSI) at
the University of Michigan. "When scientists
need something, they often find it in a relat-
ed field and cross boundaries to work with
other scientists based on scientific interests:'
Opportunities like these were featured late
last month at the third scientific symposium
sponsored by the University of Michigan-
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After Kristallnacht, Germans walK
'Night Of Broken Glass'
Local survivors share horrible
memories on the 75th
anniversary of Kristallnacht.
Dr. Gilad Kunis, a scientist from Israel's
Weizmann Institute of Science, is ready for
stores in Madgeburg, Germany, to check out the damage
Esther Allweiss Ingber I Contributing Writer
a symposium session.
1942 - 2013
Eve y Week
'though 75 years have passed since Kristallnacht ("the
Night of Broken Glass") on Nov. 9-10, 1938 — time
cannot diminish the damage this event did to the
Jews of Germany and Austria.
During the Nazi-instigated pogroms, more than 1,000 syna-
gogues were burned, 7,500 Jewish businesses destroyed and
30,000 Jewish men arrested and removed to German concentra-
tion camps. Hundreds of Jews were beaten or killed outright.
Kristallnacht forever changed Jewish life in Europe as it set in
motion Germany's Final Solution, the attempted murder of an
Prior to Kristallnacht, "the National Socialist government
had ordered the deportation of all Jews who had immigrated to
Germany from Eastern European countries, even if that event
occurred during past generations:' said Professor Guy Stern,
director of the Institute of the Righteous at the Farmington
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