Jewish Journal

The Rev. John Neiman — Honoring Anne Frank’s Memory

By Rachel Heller

April 1, 2009 | 7:42 pm

top: 1942 yellow star, labeled “Jood”; bottom: “Life” magazine was the first to print the story of Anne Frank — the image and writing on the cover is from Anne Frank’s diary and says, “This is the photo I want to use when I go to Hollywood”; Rev. John Neiman. Photos by Dan Kacvinski

As a fifth-grade student, the Rev. John Neiman couldn’t fully grasp the significance of Anne Frank and her diary. It took a second reading and repeated trips to the library a few years... read full article

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