You are here

Share Share Share Share Share Share Share

Frank-Anna - still image

Frank-Anna - still image

Perhaps the most famous child and most famous memoirist to have been a victim of World War II, the young Anne Frank did not survive the Holocaust—but her diary did. With more than fifty language translations and more than thirty million copies sold, The Diary of Anne Frank today remains at the center of discussions of antisemitism, Holocaust memory, national guilt and responsibility, Jewish identity, acculturation, literature, drama, child psychology, and even historical revisionism, but above all, as the symbol of a young girl's belief in humankind's innate goodness and her hope for a better future.

Institution: Yad Vashem, Jerusalem

Related content:

How to cite this page

Jewish Women's Archive. "Frank-Anna - still image." (Viewed on July 23, 2014) <http://jwa.org/media/frank-anna-still-image>.

Donate

Help us elevate the voices of Jewish women.

donate now

Sign Up for JWA eNews

 

Discover Education Programs

Join our growing community of educators.

view programs