Anne Frank: An Irish Dimension – Talk by Yanky Fachler, MA – Thursday 21 November at 7pm

Anne Frank: An Irish Dimension - Yanky Fachler Lecture

Jewish Historical Society of Ireland

The Jewish Historical Society of Ireland, in association with Dublin Public Libraries, invite you to a talk by

Yanky Fachler, MA

Chair, Jewish Historical Society of Ireland, and author of Kaleidoscope: 100 characters who helped shape the Irish-Jewish community

Anne Frank

Anne Frank:  An Irish Dimension

Only one Irish citizen, Ettie Steinberg, shared the fate of Anne Frank in the Holocaust, but all 4,000 members of Ireland’s Jewish community were earmarked for annihilation by the Nazis. Among the Irish people associated with Bergen Belsen who feature in Yanky’s talk: Captain Chaim Herzog, one of the first army officers to visit liberated Belsen; Dr Bob Collis, the Dublin doctor who ran a children’s hospital in Belsen after the liberation; Tomi Reichenthal, who was in the next barracks to Anne Frank and survived to tell the tale; and Marilyn Taylor, author of Faraway Home, the story of Millisle Farm for Kindertransport refugee children in Co Down.

Thursday 21 November 2013 at 7pm

Pearse Public Library

138-144 PEARSE STREET, DUBLIN 2

For further information, please email yanky@eircom.net

Anne Frank Trust

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