Eva Schloss, Auschwitz survivor and stepsister of Anne Frank, reflects on the lively personality that Frank had while growing up. She explains Frank as a vivid storyteller that would sometimes even get in trouble at school for talking too much. Schloss then goes on to compare and contrast her experience … Continue reading
Former Chief Rabbi of Israel and Holocaust survivor Yisreal Meir gives his account of what it was like for him to read “The Diary of Anne Frank.” Meir recalls being “forbidden” by his uncle and aunt to read the book because of the memories it was sure to bring back. He … Continue reading
Otto Frank, father of Anne Frank, talks about his daughter’s diary. He explains knowing she had a diary, but not reading it until after he found out the tragic news that his children would not be coming back to him from the concentration camps. He also discusses understanding her in … Continue reading
Hanneli Pick-Goslar, a Holocaust survivor, discusses her final moments with her friend Anne Frank at Bergen-Belsen, a concentration camp in northern Germany. Goslar explains that Anne believed her entire family to be dead, and commented on how alone she felt. Bergen-Belsen was liberated on April 15, 1945.