Justin Bieber drew harsh consternation this weekend, after leaving a message in the guestbook at the Anne Frank House in the Netherlands hoping that the diarist and Holocaust victim would have been a “Belieber.”
New York’s largest commemoration is held at Temple Emanu-El on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. The Annual Gathering of Remembrance was started more than 40 years ago by Holocaust survivors.
One of the saplings from the chestnut tree that stood as a symbol of hope for Anne Frank as she hid from the Nazis for two years in Amsterdam will soon have a permanent home at the 9/11 Memorial Plaza at the World Trade Center site.
A mural featuring late former Penn State football coach Joe Paterno has graced the walls of the Great Oak Middle School in Oxford for 20 years. But that’s coming to an end.
The words of the diary of Anne Frank, one of the many young victims of the Holocaust, have echoed on through time and around the globe to Manhattan.