"Hearing one person tell their story gave a completely different perspective to what happened, as it wasn't about statistics or about a nation as a whole, but one person who lost his family and home." ~O. Avery (student)

Archive - 2010

May 4th

Anne Frank's tree, now dying, is taking root around the world

In 2005, the Anne Frank House began to collect seeds from the horse chestnut tree outside Anne Frank's hiding place because fungus is killing the tree. Now, the seeds are being distributed to sites around the world. 11 sites in the United States include Washington D.C., various museums, and a small high school in Upstate New York that changed U.S. history.

Read the full story here

April 28th

Virtual Tour of Anne Frank's house available online

More than 1 million people visit the Anne Frank House each year. Now, to celebrate the museum's 50th anniversary, a virtual tour of the house is now available online.

View the house
Youtube link

April 14th

New Documentary Highlights the Journey of Kindertransport, including Kurt Herman

In 1939 Kurt Herman, along with 49 other children, 25 boys and 25 girls, were whisked away from Nazi Germany by Gilbert and Eleanor Kraus of Brith Sholom near Philadelphia, PA. 70 years later, a documentary, directed by Steven Pressman of California, is being made to honor and remember these children.

View the trailer and the official website