Kristallnacht (November 8-9, 1938) is the day on which a pogrom against the Jews was held in Germany and Austria. 91 Jews were killed, and Jewish institutions and businesses were destroyed. The name Kristallnacht (Night of Broken Glass) was given because of the shattered glass of the windows.
The house on which the sign is located was photographed on the same day by the same photographer (note the relatively new building compared to the two neighboring buildings) Click for a larger image Translation of the text on the sign
Here stood a synagogue built in 1888-1889.
Destroyed on Kristallnacht. 15 in Heshvan 1938.
HERE WAS A SYNAGOGUE BUILT IN 1888/89 ACCORDING TO PLANS BY THE ARCHITECT MAX FLEISCHER.
DESTROYED IN THE “REICHSKRISTALLNACHT” ON NOVEMBER 10, 1938