Magazine February 11, 2019, Issue

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From @BerlinBureauNewYork­Times, 11/9/38:

Many storefronts, some of Jewish-owned businesses, suffered damage and broken glass during routine political demonstrations across Germany, raising questions of class and economic disparity in this economically challenged nation. Unclear at this time is who “started” the glass-breaking, but the wearing of traditional Jewish garb has been seen by many as a touchpoint and a provocation.

Here is a photograph of some of the storefronts, many of which were damaged. As you can see, many of the store owners are wearing the classic — and politically charged — small black caps to symbolize their political affiliation.

From @washpost, 4/14/65:

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