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Anne Frank House initially bars (then allows) Jewish employee from wearing a kipah
“Here of all places, where Anne Frank was forced to hide because of her identity, I have to hide my Jewish identity?” asks Barry Vingerling, an employee at the Anne Frank House.
Jonathan S. Tobin
The universalist impulse and Anne Frank
The alliance between her family’s foundation and the New Israel Fund calls to mind the debate over the actual diary and the “non-Jewish” play adapted from it.
Agreement gives all proceeds of Anne Frank diary sales to New Israel Fund
The announcement was made the day before Holocaust Remembrance Day, and just days after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu railed against the organization for thwarting Israeli policy and trying to erase Israel’s Jewish character.