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The Anne Frank Children’s Human Rights Memorial was dedicated on Sept. 3, 2021. Credit: San Diego Jewish World.

New Anne Frank statue in Guatemala features famous quote from her diary

A statue honoring Holocaust victim and teenage Jewish diarist Anne Frank was unveiled in Antigua, Guatemala, earlier this month, reported the San Diego Jewish World. The Anne Frank Children’s Human Rights Memorial, which was dedicated on...
A scene from the film “Where Is Anne Frank?” Source: Screenshot/IMDB.

First Anne Frank animated film debuts at Cannes festival

The first animated film based on “The Diary of Anne Frank” debuted at the Cannes Film Festival to positive reviews from film critics, reported Deutsche Welle. “Where is Anne Frank?” which premiered last week, revolves around...
Eva Schloss, stepdaughter of Otto Frank with the students during the debate of Holocaust after International Day in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust. 30 January 2018. Credit: UN Photo/Jean-Marc Ferré

Anne Frank’s stepsister and Auschwitz survivor Eva Schloss regains Austrian citizenship

A Jewish woman who fled Austria as a child to escape Nazi persecution, and later became the stepsister of famed diarist Anne Frank, has reclaimed her Austrian citizenship at the age of 92. Eva Schloss...
Laureen Nussbaum, a childhood friend of Jewish teenage diarist Anne Frank's. Credit: Wikimedia Commons.

Friend of Anne Frank’s opens up about German official who saved her family

A friend of Anne Frank’s from Amsterdam released a new memoir about the little known German official and lawyer Hans Calmeyer, who saved her family and others from the Holocaust. In Shedding Our Stars: A Story of Hans...
Anne Frank Credit: Collectie Anne Frank Stichting Amsterdam.

‘Anne Frank: The Collected Works’ to be published in US

“Anne Frank: The Collected Works,” which consists of three versions of her famous diary and several letters she wrote to her paternal grandmother before the 15-year-old perished in the Holocaust, will be published in...
Screenshot of the new Netflix series “Historical Roasts,” which features an episode mocking Anne Frank.

Episode in new Netflix series mocks diarist Anne Frank

The new Netflix series “Historical Roasts,” which mocks the young Jewish diarist Anne Frank, finds itself in the midst of a backlash. One particular episode features actress Rachel Feinstein as Frank, Gilbert Gottfried as Adolf...
Anne Frank Credit: Collectie Anne Frank Stichting Amsterdam.

Harvard satirical publication apologizes for sexualized Anne Frank bikini photo

The Harvard Lampoon, Harvard University’s student-run satirical newspaper, has apologized for publishing over the weekend a sexualized photo of Anne Frank in a bikini. “Gone Before Her Time: Virtual Aging Technology Shows Us What Anne...

Anne Frank House initially bars (then allows) Jewish employee from wearing a ‘kipah’

Of all the places on earth, the Anne Frank House in Amsterdam prohibited its Jewish employees from wearing kipot, head coverings worn by observant Jews that are also referred to as yarmulkes. The outrageous policy was...

Agreement gives all proceeds of Anne Frank diary sales to New Israel Fund

All proceeds from the sales of the renowned Diary of Anne Frank will be distributed to the New Israel Fund, according to an announcement made by the organization and the Anne Frank Foundation on the eve...

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

Looking through the barbed wire of the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp, 14-year-old Nanette Konig could barely recognize her friend and classmate from Amsterdam, Anne Frank. Both girls had been caught by the Nazis in the Dutch capital...