Anne Frank

'Stingy Jew' game taken off TV site

By Benjamin Weinthal, March 22, 2012

The Dutch public broadcasting network VPRO removed an antisemitic computer game from its website last week after coming under strong criticism.

The game, "The Settlers of the West Bank", based on the multi-player hit "The Settlers of Catan", was offered as a download on the VPRO site.

Players of the Dutch game can use a "Jewish stinginess" card or "the Anne Frank card" to colonise the West B

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Anne Frank model joins Madame Tussauds Berlin

By Jennifer Lipman, March 12, 2012

A wax model of Anne Frank has become the latest addition to Berlin's Madame Tussauds museum.

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Mormons sorry for posthumous baptism of Anne Frank

By Jennifer Lipman, February 22, 2012

A week after Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel condemned the Mormon Church for adding his name to a list of those who could one day be eligible for posthumous baptism, members of the religion appear to have gone a step further and baptised Anne Frank.

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Miliband reveals family Anne Frank connection

By Jennifer Lipman, February 2, 2012

David Miliband revealed a family connection to Anne Frank in an emotional speech to the Holocaust Memorial Day lunch of the anti-prejudice organisation set up in her name.

The former foreign secretary told Anne Frank Trust supporters that his aunt had met Otto Frank, Anne's father, in the early 1950s.

He had recently spoken to his aunt, who "had a lovely lilt when she talked about this kindl

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Chance to visit Anne Frank's family home

By Jennifer Lipman, November 24, 2011

Visitors to Amsterdam next month will be given a unique chance to see where Anne Frank and her family lived before their lives were torn apart by the Nazis.

More than a million tourists every year go to the Anne Frank House, where the family hid for two years. But a handful can now also visit her former home on Merwedeplein, a street in southern Amsterdam.

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Shappi and Anne Frank

June 16, 2011

There was a serious side to the performance of Iranian-born comedienne Shappi Khorsandi at the Anne Frank Trust's 20th anniversary dinner at the Business Design Centre in Islington on Monday.

A huge admirer of Anne Frank, Khorsandi's routine included some poignant references to the discrimination she had felt as an immigrant child - and to the death threats issued by Ayatollah Khomeini against

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Anne Frank story moves Osborne to tears

By Barry Toberman, June 10, 2011

George Osborne paid tribute to the enduring emotional appeal of Anne Frank's story as the Anne Frank Trust UK celebrated its 20th anniversary with a reception at 11 Downing Street.

Chatting to key figures from the trust, the Chancellor revealed that he had visited Anne Frank House in Amsterdam three times, most recently last year.

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How the Anne Frank story captured China

By Erica Lyons, June 2, 2011

The chinese have become unlikely fans of the Anne Frank story: a London theatre company is to take its production of And Then They Came for Me: Remembering the World of Anne Frank on a second tour of the country this autumn, only months after its first, sell-out run.

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He sent Anne Frank to Belsen, then joined West German intelligence

By Jennifer Lipman, April 11, 2011

The Nazi officer who seized Anne Frank from her hiding place in an Amsterdam attic and deported her to a concentration camp later served in the West German intelligence agency BND, according to a new book.

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Treasures from the Anne Frank attic

By Jessica Elgot, March 3, 2011

A childhood friend of Anne Frank's sister made a surprise appearance at a Jewish Book Week talk by the young diarist's cousin, Buddy Elias.

Inge Parish, 87, of north west London, said she had been moved to speak about her friendship with ten-year-old Margot Frank, after hearing Mr Elias describe his childhood with his cousins.

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