Anne Frank

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Out of the corner of her mouth, she goes, “I will never, ever forgive you for this, Ross.”

The old dear looks confused. She’s like, “Where are you taking me?” Or maybe she’s just hammered. There’s a hum off her breath that could put a hole (...)

Judith Jones: as a young editorial assistant at Doubleday in Paris she rescued The Diary of Anne Frank from a pile of rejects and persuaded her superiors to publish it in the United States.

Judith Jones, the editor who discovered Julia Child and advanced a generation of culinary writers that revolutionised cooking and tastes in American h(...)

 A rare handwritten poem by Anne Frank, penned shortly before she went into hiding from the Nazis, is seen at the auction house Bubb Kuyper in the Netherlands. Photograph: Koen Suyk/EPA

A rare handwritten poem by Anne Frank has sold at auction in the Netherlands for €140,000. In a sign of the enduring popularity of the Jewish diarist(...)

Bosnian war diarist Zlata Filipovic speaks to the Róisín Meets podcast about Europe’s migrant crisis and her own escape from conflict.  Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

“There are laws and conventions that we have all signed up to that are not being respected and quite simply these human lives are worth less to us un(...)

Eliezer (Elie) Wiesel:  September 30th, 1928-July 2nd, 2016. Photograph: Bebeto Matthews/AP Photo

With the death of the writer and Nobel laureate Elie Wiesel at 87, the last of the three unforgettable voices of the tragedy of the Jewish people duri(...)

Republican US presidential candidate Donald Trump: his allies dismiss the criticism as politically motivated and historically suspect. Photograph: Jonathan Ernst/Reuters

The comparison was inflammatory, to say the least. William F Weld, a former governor of Massachusetts, equated Donald Trump’s immigration plan with Kr(...)

Zlata Filipovic  pictured in Co Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

On a day in April 1992 Zlata Filipovic’s life transformed forever. The siege on Sarajevo, which lasted 44 months and killed more than 10,000 civilia(...)

Jewrovision ‘is a small island, an attempt to help them preserve and develop a bit of Jewish identity’: Last year’s winners, Chadasch Mannheim. Photograph: Gregor Zielke/Zentralrat

It’s that time of year. Time for loud music, expressionist dance and an explosion of good taste, bad taste and every taste in between. No, it’s not (...)

War diaries record things that most children shouldn’t see. But by bearing witness, either as fiction or true account, the diary is a small victory against writing children’s voices out of history

When I began writing about the 1916 Rising through the eyes of a child, the diary format felt a natural fit. Dublin was crammed with writers in 191(...)

A sculpture  at the Memorial Hall of the Victims in the Nanjing Massacre in Nanjing, China. China applied to Unesco to list material relating to the 1937 Nanjing Massacre and wartime sex slavery the Memory of the World programme. Photograph: China Photos/Getty Images

Tensions between China and Japan are intensifying again after Beijing accused Tokyo of trying to block China’s application to Unesco to list material (...)

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