Anne Frank

Anne Frank link earns VIP tour

By Zoe Winograd, June 17, 2013

Pupils of Immanuel College in Bushey received a special tour of the Anne Frank house in Amsterdam thanks to student Tali Blitz’s connection to the Frank family.


David Cameron to judge Anne Frank letter contest

By Sandy Rashty, May 9, 2013

Prime Minister David Cameron is to judge a competition launched by the Anne Frank Trust UK for young people to say how they would make Britain a better place.

The “Thirteen in 13” project will ask British teenagers to write a 250-word online letter to Mr Cameron, giving their ideas for improving the country.


No, Justin Bieber, Anne Frank is not for you

By Emma Barnett, April 26, 2013

Everyone I know recalls a film, book or photograph that introduced them to the horrors of the Holocaust.

For me, it was Anne Frank's diary. I was 10 when my parents took me to the Franks' hiding place in Amsterdam.


Justin Bieber and Anne Frank: Why the fuss?

By Jennifer Lipman, April 15, 2013

Dear Kitty (as Anne Frank never wrote),

"I'm soo sick of being stuck in hiding, because my dad keeps telling me to turn down the volume on my Justin Bieber CD. If only I could get out to go and see him on tour…"


Justin Bieber says Anne Frank 'would have been a belieber'

By Zoe Winograd, April 15, 2013

Justin Bieber has caused controversy by expressing the view that Anne Frank “would have been a belieber” during his visit to the Anne Frank House in Amsterdam.


Shalom Auslander wins Wingate prize

February 28, 2013

American author Shalom Auslander has won British Jewry's top literary award for his Holocaust novel Hope: A Tragedy.

He was awarded the Jewish Quarterly-Wingate Prize at Jewish Book Week on Wednesday evening. Mr Auslander also received £4,000 in prize money.

The book focuses on salesman Solomon Kugel and his discovery that a deformed, elderly Anne Frank is hiding in his attic.


Pentonville prisoners lead exhibition on life of Anne Frank

By Anna Sheinman, December 13, 2012

Prisoners guided fellow inmates and staff of Pentonville prison around an exhibition about the life of Anne Frank last week, as part of a project that aims to challenge prejudice and racial hatred.


Anne Frank's Amsterdam brought to life with mobile App

By Jennifer Lipman, May 3, 2012

Visitors to Amsterdam can now follow in the footsteps of the city's famous teenage diarist Anne Frank with the help of a mobile phone application.


Open Letter: Why some fans are just not laughing

By Dan Bloom, April 19, 2012

Dear Ricky and Karl,

Can you guys maybe start to leave Anne Frank out of your comedy routines? Okay, some of your fans are laughing, but I'm not: why did the Holocaust diarist become a subject for mirth?


'The Office' star's Anne Frank 'jokes' appal TV viewers

April 19, 2012

Viewers have threatened to boycott shows by Ricky Gervais, after he joked that Anne Frank's family went into hiding from the Nazis because they did not want to pay rent.

The comedian has been harshly criticised in the UK and across the Atlantic for using Anne Frank as "comedic fodder" on The Daily Show in the US.