Anne Frank House
“The combination of Anne Frank and a train evokes associations with the persecution of the Jews and the deportations during the Second World War."
The “demonization” of Muslims and Mexicans recalls Jews’ treatment during the Holocaust, the center’s leader says.
I first visited Amsterdam when I spent a semester abroad studying in Paris, when I was in college. School was a breeze, and it didn't require a great deal of studying, so I was able to travel every weekend. For six months I took full advantage of my time in Europe. One weekend I decided to go to Amsterdam.
The Diary of a Young Girl was the first coming-of-age story I'd ever read. Thankfully, I got my hands on it years prior to a mandatory school assigned reading (as a young voracious reader, I ate those up too - but for some reason those assigned books always lacked shine). Anne's diary hit me hard.
The tall, narrow houses on Prinsengracht canal all looked the same, but the Anne Frank House was easy to spot. None of us spoke the same language, but all of us had read Anne Frank's diary and all of us were on this unintentional pilgrimage together.
Twitter exploded after the news, as well, with fans and non-followers alike sharing their opinions on Bieber's remarks. This
“We knew before how horrible life in the camps and ghettos was,” Hartmut Berghoff, director of the German Historical Institute
The horrific stories of the 6 million Jews who were gassed, starved and shot point blank throughout the Holocaust are well
In Amsterdam, there is a two-bedroom apartment for rent, just opposite the Anne Frank House...