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  • “Heil Hitler” at the heart of London - an open letter to the Madame Tussauds Wax Museum

    By Noga Gur-Arieh

    20 hours ago

    Not sure if it was because of the growing anti- Semitism or constant terror threats, but when my boyfriend surprised me with a trip to London, my initial and immediate response was "but I don't want to die."  Since tickets were already booked, we boarded the plane, extra carefully,...

  • Anne Frank figure joins Madame Tussauds gallery in Vienna

    September 3, 2013 | 9:26 am

    A life-size wax figure of Holocaust diarist Anne Frank has gone on display at Madame Tussauds in Vienna.

    The display shows Anne writing in her diary at a desk in the attic of the house in Amsterdam where the teenager’s family hid from the Nazis. The diary was discovered after the...

  • Looking into Anne Frank’s unblinking eyes

    March 22, 2012 | 11:44 am

    Is the image of Anne Frank heading in the same commercial direction as Edvard Munch’s “The Scream”?

    Munch’s Expressionist painting, once an iconic representation of horror, for years has been available as a party inflatable, an action figure mask, even a bobblehead. With the...

  • Anne Frank figure unveiled at Madame Tussauds in Berlin

    March 12, 2012 | 10:51 am

    Madame Tussauds in Berlin unveiled a wax figure of Anne Frank depicted sitting at her desk, pen in hand, smiling dreamily.

    The unveiling took place last week amid some criticism about including a Holocaust victim at such an unserious location, according to the Bild Zeitung,...

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  • Alter Hitler figure, British Jewish group asks Madame Tussauds

    August 31, 2011 | 11:22 am

    A Jewish organization in Britain has called on Madame Tussauds to make its wax replica of Hitler look more defeated.

    The UK Zionist Federation told the Evening Standard that making Hitler look more vulnerable and not “upright” could prevent guests from posing next to the figure...

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