You are here

Share Share Share Share Share Share Share

Nora Pittis

Blog posts

Miep Gies: an ordinary heroine

Reading about Miep Gies’ death this morning in the New York Times caused me to pause and reflect on the story of this ordinary Dutch woman who selflessly hid Anne Frank’s family and friends over 60 years ago. Anne Frank’s story is one that we’re all more than familiar with, and it bears no repeating here.

Topics: Holocaust

How to cite this page

Jewish Women's Archive. " Nora Pittis ." (Viewed on November 29, 2014) <http://jwa.org/blog/author/nora-pittis>.

Donate

Help us elevate the voices of Jewish women.

donate now

Sign Up for JWA eNews

 

Poll

Which topics pique your interest on the JWA blog?

Twitter

17 hr
Today in 1953, creator of Central Park Boathouse Adeline Moses Loeb died http://t.co/4kXTC4THh6
18 hr
Today in 2007, "Yiddish Theater: A Love Story" debuted in Manhattan http://t.co/klDKw5UNpc
18 hr
This #GivingTuesday, please consider donating to JWA. We create a more inclusive Jewish community http://t.co/7acxHlgX56