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New Jewish museum will have exhibit dedicated to Frank family and German Jewish culture

New Jewish museum will have exhibit dedicated to Frank family and German Jewish culture

Frankfurt’s new $58 million Jewish museum reclaims Anne Frank’s forgotten roots in the city.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 26/08/2020 08:36
Anne Frank memorial tree vandalized in France

Anne Frank memorial tree vandalized in France

Investigation opened after tree on island of Corsica grown from sapling of horse chesnut Anne Frank wrote about stripped of its bark.AFP, 03/08/2020 17:18
The myth of the Good Dutchman

The myth of the Good Dutchman

Do the Dutch preserve a self-image as a nation with a high level of morality by lying, obfuscating and hiding things that don't fit? Op-edDr. Manfred Gerstenfeld , 26/05/2020 14:32
Hiding in lockdown withh my family during the Shoah

Hiding in lockdown withh my family during the Shoah

During this time in lockdown in Israel, I have started to reflect more than usual, and in more detail, on my life in hiding during the Shoah. Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld, 21/04/2020 12:00
The open wounds of the Holocaust - where are my mother's children?

The open wounds of the Holocaust - where are my mother's children?

Emuna Elon's newest book, House On Endless Waters, is an important, resonating addition to Jewish fiction, dealing with the tragedies survivors hid from the new families they built after the war. Ronn Torossian, 24/01/2020 09:30
Anne Frank’s friend tells how a German official saved her family

Anne Frank’s friend tells how a German official saved her family

Anne Frank’s childhood friend tells the story of the German official who saved her family.Emily Burack, JTA, 17/12/2019 08:19
What we can't forget when we remember Anne Frank

What we can't forget when we remember Anne Frank

The part of the story that Life Magazine left out in its glossy 96 page magazine on Anne Frank's life and legacy is how she could have been saved.Dr. Rafael Medoff, 14/06/2019 12:01
Hundreds mark 90th birthday of Anne Frank in Frankfurt

Hundreds mark 90th birthday of Anne Frank in Frankfurt

Large ceremony held to mark teenage Holocaust diarist Anne Frank's birthday in her birth city of Frankfurt.Cnaan Lipshitz/JTA, 13/06/2019 21:23
Eva Schloss 'shocked' at teens' Nazi salute

Eva Schloss 'shocked' at teens' Nazi salute

Anne Frank's stepsister meets with California teens in swastika picture.AFP, 10/03/2019 00:19
Decision to drop Anne Frank from Croatian schools draws backlash

Decision to drop Anne Frank from Croatian schools draws backlash

Croatian education ministry drops Anne Frank's diary from reading list.AFP, 14/02/2019 19:41
Anne Frank House unveils new audio tour, displays

Anne Frank House unveils new audio tour, displays

King of the Netherlands in attendance as Anne Frank House unveils new audio tour and several new displays to its collection of exhibitions.Ben Ariel, 23/11/2018 04:39
Unopened letter sent to Anne Frank’s home fetches $11,000

Unopened letter sent to Anne Frank’s home fetches $11,000

Auction house sells unopened letter to Otto Frank in 1942 for $11,000, does not disclose new owner's name.JTA, 22/09/2018 23:42
Amsterdam’s ‘Anne & Frank’ bakery to change name

Amsterdam’s ‘Anne & Frank’ bakery to change name

New bakery near Anne Frank's hiding place changes name after backlash over reference to famous Holocaust victim.JTA, 28/08/2018 17:04
Unopened letter sent to Anne Frank’s father in 1942 to be sold

Unopened letter sent to Anne Frank’s father in 1942 to be sold

Unopened letter discovered among deceased stamp collector's belongings to be auctioned off.JTA, 18/08/2018 21:33
Anne Frank’s family was never denied US visas, study states

Anne Frank’s family was never denied US visas, study states

New study shows Frank family's documents, visa applications, were lost, not rejected.JTA, 06/07/2018 12:59
Holocaust survivor who comforted Anne Frank passes away

Holocaust survivor who comforted Anne Frank passes away

Gena Turgel, who comforted Anne Frank at the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp before her death, dies at 95.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/06/2018 05:54
Sapling from Anne Frank’s tree twice cut down in Holland park

Sapling from Anne Frank’s tree twice cut down in Holland park

Commemorative plaque from tree mentioned in Anne Frank;s diary stolen amid acts of vandalism.JTA, 22/05/2018 17:21
It didn't  start now: The Dutch wartime queen greatly failed the Jews

It didn't start now: The Dutch wartime queen greatly failed the Jews

The Dutch queen regularly filtered out mention of what was happening to Dutch Jewry from the speeches prepared by her speechwriter, while she spent the war safely in London.Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld , 10/05/2018 01:26
Is demand for Holocaust lessons the latest Hollywood chic?

Is demand for Holocaust lessons the latest Hollywood chic?

Sounds good, but make sure lessons have accurate details and oversight of materials. Cindy Grosz, 09/05/2018 21:31
Abusing Anne Frank's memory

Abusing Anne Frank's memory

She is the best known Jewish Holocaust victim, but also the most abused.Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld , 12/04/2018 08:14
A new form of Holocaust denial

A new form of Holocaust denial

Holocaust memory is being confiscated for use against the Jews. Eric Ruskin, 12/04/2018 08:00
Israeli poet who compared Ahed Tamimi to Anne Frank apologizes

Israeli poet who compared Ahed Tamimi to Anne Frank apologizes

Yehonatan Geffen expresses remorse for comparing PA teen who slapped soldiers to Anne Frank, Chana Senesh. 'I apologize with all my heart.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/01/2018 09:58
Anne Frank is popular with the Israeli left

Anne Frank is popular with the Israeli left

Jewish heroines Anne Frank and Hana Senesh have only one thing in common with Ahed Tamimi: all three appear in Yehonatan Geffen's obscene poem. Shalom Pollack, 24/01/2018 22:00
Anne Frank foundation buys her family home in Amsterdam

Anne Frank foundation buys her family home in Amsterdam

Foundation purchases Anne Frank;s childhood home, where Frank family lived until forced to go into hiding by Nazi occupation.AFP, 16/11/2017 18:52
In Dutch theatres, Anne Frank is not a Jew

In Dutch theatres, Anne Frank is not a Jew

Perversion of facts, outright lies - there is no limit. Giulio Meotti, 13/11/2017 13:48
New Dutch play about Anne Frank doesn’t mention Jews, Nazis

New Dutch play about Anne Frank doesn’t mention Jews, Nazis

Poet with history of supporting anti-Semites writes play ignoring historical context of Holocaust for 'dramatic purposes.'JTA, 05/11/2017 15:27
German fans create photo of Anne Frank in rival team jersey

German fans create photo of Anne Frank in rival team jersey

Stickers showing photo of Anne Frank wearing a German soccer team’s jersey appeared in Dusseldorf, a week after a similar incident in Rome.JTA, 31/10/2017 14:48
Germany’s railway names train after Anne Frank

Germany’s railway names train after Anne Frank

Social media erupts after Deutsche Bahn names train after well-known teen who perished in Nazi death camp after being deported by train.JTA, 30/10/2017 19:29
They flirt with Iran, but go ballistic over Ann Frank stickers

They flirt with Iran, but go ballistic over Ann Frank stickers

Italy is at peace with a pact with Iran which daily declares its intentions to murder millions of Anne Franks - but its politicians are furious about Anne Frank stickers. Giulio Meotti, 27/10/2017 13:53
Italian soccer club president calls synagogue visit a ‘charade’

Italian soccer club president calls synagogue visit a ‘charade’

President of Lazio soccer club recorded saying Jews 'worth nothing' ahead of synagogue visit after fans post anti-Semitic flyers.JTA, 26/10/2017 21:32
Anne Frank passages to be read at all Italian soccer matches

Anne Frank passages to be read at all Italian soccer matches

Diary to be read at every soccer match in Italy after fans of Rome team plaster stadium with stickers showing Frank in uniform of rival teamJTA, 24/10/2017 22:58
Halloween costume of Anne Frank pulled from internet

Halloween costume of Anne Frank pulled from internet

Online costume company removes Halloween costume of Anne Frank following backlash on social media.Elad Benari, 17/10/2017 05:16
Graphic novel based on Anne Frank's diary unveiled in France

Graphic novel based on Anne Frank's diary unveiled in France

Israeli director Ari Folman unveils 1st authorized Anne Frank graphic novel.JTA, 07/09/2017 14:51
Editor who saved Anne Frank's diary dies at 93

Editor who saved Anne Frank's diary dies at 93

Judith Jones rescued diary of young Holocaust victim from US publisher's rejection pile.AFP, 02/08/2017 22:00
Guide at Anne Frank Center compares Israel to Nazi Germany

Guide at Anne Frank Center compares Israel to Nazi Germany

Arab guide at Berlin's Anne Frank Center compares Arabs in Israel to Jews under Nazi Germany.Toby Axelrod, 20/07/2017 20:07
Jewish paramedic sues over anti-Semitism

Jewish paramedic sues over anti-Semitism

Jewish paramedic sues ambulance service for firing related to his faith. Ambulance service: We didn't discriminate on basis of religion.JTA, 14/06/2017 07:08
US Holocaust museum to translate, digitize victims' diaries

US Holocaust museum to translate, digitize victims' diaries

Museum launches Kickstarter campaign to translate and digitize diaries of Holocaust survivors and victims on Anne Frank's birthday.JTA, 12/06/2017 21:31
Boise memorial to Anne Frank vandalized

Boise memorial to Anne Frank vandalized

Vandals scrawl anti-Semitic graffiti on Anne Frank memorial, cleaning efforts ruin marble tablets.JTA, 10/05/2017 15:08
Anne Frank’s final days, as told by her former classmate

Anne Frank’s final days, as told by her former classmate

Anne Frank and her older sister, Margot, were among the estimated 50,000 who perished in 1945 after arriving there from Auschwitz.JTA, 14/04/2017 00:37
Argentina's president visits Anne Frank House

Argentina's president visits Anne Frank House

Heads of state visiting the Netherlands rarely make official visits to the House.JTA, 28/03/2017 15:51
Anne Frank House attracts record crowds for 7th straight year

Anne Frank House attracts record crowds for 7th straight year

The Anne Frank House in Amsterdam had a record number of visitors for the seventh consecutive year.JTA, 06/01/2017 03:30
Anti-Semitic graffiti at Paris school named for Anne Frank

Anti-Semitic graffiti at Paris school named for Anne Frank

Anti-Jewish and anti-Roma graffiti were found at a suburban Paris school named for Anne Frank.JTA, 26/12/2016 20:42
Researcher claims Anne Frank caught by chance

Researcher claims Anne Frank caught by chance

Anne Frank may have been caught 'by chance', not betrayed, says a researcher..AFP, 17/12/2016 18:01
No, the tweeting Syrian girl is not the new Anne Frank

No, the tweeting Syrian girl is not the new Anne Frank

The difference is vast and the comparison shameful. Giulio Meotti, 09/12/2016 13:38
Poem handwritten by Anne Frank sells for $150,000

Poem handwritten by Anne Frank sells for $150,000

A poem handwritten by Anne Frank was sold for $150,000 at auction, more than four times the minimum bid of $32,000.JTA, 23/11/2016 17:30
Handwritten poem by Anne Frank up for auction in Netherlands

Handwritten poem by Anne Frank up for auction in Netherlands

A rare handwritten poem by Anne Frank goes up for auction Wednesday, amid a flurry of interest which may push the price well above $32,000.AFP, 21/11/2016 18:49
Anne Frank's copy of 'Grimm's Fairy Tales' sold

Anne Frank's copy of 'Grimm's Fairy Tales' sold

Boston museum acquires Anne Frank's personal copy of "Grimm's Fairy Tales" for $50,000 at auction.JTA, 09/05/2016 03:04
Anne Frank-themed 'escape room' criticized

Anne Frank-themed 'escape room' criticized

The Anne Frank Foundation blasts Dutch company for creating a bunker resembling the Frank family's wartime hideout, ‘tacky and offensive’.Shoshana Miskin, 21/03/2016 10:26
Book signed by Anne Frank up for auction

Book signed by Anne Frank up for auction

Frank's beloved copy of Grimm's fairy tales, 'very likely the well source of all of her inspiration,' expected to sell for $20-30,000.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/03/2016 20:55
Anne Frank's 'uncensored diary' to hit theaters

Anne Frank's 'uncensored diary' to hit theaters

Arutz Sheva gets an inside look into upcoming play 'Anne,' and the 'taboos' it challenges.Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld, 10/02/2016 16:23
Anne Frank's stepsister likens Trump to Hitler

Anne Frank's stepsister likens Trump to Hitler

In op-ed, Holocaust survivor Eva Schloss says Trump anti-Muslim rhetoric reminiscent of Hitler's 'inciting racism' against Jews.Cynthia Blank, 28/01/2016 12:48
Anne Frank biopic to premiere at Berlin film fest

Anne Frank biopic to premiere at Berlin film fest

First German feature-length film capturing Anne Frank's life to be screened at major cinema showcase.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/01/2016 21:07
Copyright fight over Anne Frank's diary

Copyright fight over Anne Frank's diary

Anne Frank Foundation threatens legal action against French MP and academic over online publication of diaryShoshana Miskin, 03/01/2016 21:04
Educator under fire for Anne Frank tweet

Educator under fire for Anne Frank tweet

Assistant principal at California high school posts what is interpreted as an offensive tweet about an upcoming play on Anne Frank.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/11/2015 05:39
Hitler, Anne Frank Halloween costumes raise ire

Hitler, Anne Frank Halloween costumes raise ire

Pictures making rounds on social media show offensive Halloween costumes involving Nazi insignia, 'ashes' of dead Jews.Matt Wanderman, 04/11/2015 10:40
Queen Elizabeth Visits Nazi Death Camp

Queen Elizabeth Visits Nazi Death Camp

British Queen visits Bergen-Belsen in Germany, stopping to see memorial stone to Anne Frank 70 years after British liberation of camp.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/06/2015 14:45
Queen Elizabeth II to Visit Bergen-Belsen in June

Queen Elizabeth II to Visit Bergen-Belsen in June

During official state visit to Germany next month, British monarch will visit Nazi concentration camp where Anne Frank perished.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/05/2015 13:59