“It would be quite funny ten years after the war if we Jews were to tell how we lived and what we ate and talked about here.”
We already know who murdered Anne Frank.
“The most stirring staging of the play I have ever seen.”
Those “20,000 charming children would all too soon grow up into 20,000 ugly adults.”
When it comes to the horrors of the Holocaust, and to its heroine as a writer, it falls short.
“People love dead Jews. Living Jews, not so much.”
What is the “Anne Frank Center” anyway?
Not only a story of rescue.
The principle of havdalah.
An exhibit bearing the Dutch girl’s name decries modern-day instances of hatred and ethnic and cultural prejudice. Missing is any mention of anti-Semitism.
A new book explains FDR’s failure to act decisively on behalf of European Jewry in terms of political constraints on his presidency; but some constraints require transcending.