08:00 24 January 2015 Gillian Walnes, Anne Frank Trust A tour guide who taught Anne Franks story to thousands, including former Prime Minister Tony Blair, has died aged 85.

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08:00 24 January 2015 Gillian Walnes, Anne Frank Trust A tour guide who taught Anne Franks story to thousands, including former Prime Minister Tony Blair, has died aged 85. Email this article to a friend To send a link to this page you must be logged in. As a nine-year-old German Jewish child, Herbert Levy arrived alone in England on the Kindertransport, the childrens rescue mission, having been born in Berlin in 1929 just as the Nazis were on their rise to power

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Antisemitism (also spelled Anti-Semitism or anti-semitism) is prejudice against, hatred of, or discrimination against Jews as a national, ethnic, religious or racial group.[1][2] A person who holds such positions is called an “antisemite”.

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Antisemitism (also spelled Anti-Semitism or anti-semitism) is prejudice against, hatred of, or discrimination against Jews as a national, ethnic, religious or racial group.[1][2] A person who holds such positions is called an “antisemite”.

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VIEW GALLERY A Holocaust survivor was the guest of honour at a North East school as pupils and teachers marked the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz. Ahead of the landmark date next Tuesday, Northumberland Church of England Academy hosted a ceremony of remembrance which officially opened a touring Anne Frank Trust exhibition at the Josephine Butler Campus in Ashington.

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Ashington Anne Frank Trust exhibition visited by Holocaust survivor


VIEW GALLERY A Holocaust survivor was the guest of honour at a North East school as pupils and teachers marked the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz. Ahead of the landmark date next Tuesday, Northumberland Church of England Academy hosted a ceremony of remembrance which officially opened a touring Anne Frank Trust exhibition at the Josephine Butler Campus in Ashington.

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VIEW GALLERY A Holocaust survivor was the guest of honour at a North East school as pupils and teachers marked the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz. Ahead of the landmark date next Tuesday, Northumberland Church of England Academy hosted a ceremony of remembrance which officially opened a touring Anne Frank Trust exhibition at the Josephine Butler Campus in Ashington. Jewish speaker Zigi Shipper, 85, grew up in Lodz, Poland, and during the Second World War spent time in the Lodz Jewish Ghetto and then six different concentration camps, including Auschwitz, before finally being liberated in Germany on May 3, 1945.

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Antisemitism (also spelled Anti-Semitism or anti-semitism) is prejudice against, hatred of, or discrimination against Jews as a national, ethnic, religious or racial group.[1][2] A person who holds such positions is called an “antisemite”. As Jews are an ethnoreligious group, antisemitism is generally considered a form of racism.[3] While the conjunction of the units anti, Semite and ism indicates antisemitism as being directed against all Semitic people, the term was popularized in Germany in 1873 as a scientific-sounding term for Judenhass (“Jew-hatred”),[4] although it had been used for at least two decades prior,[5] and that has been its normal use since then.[6] For the purposes of a 2005 U.S.

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Antisemitism (also spelled Anti-Semitism or anti-semitism) is prejudice against, hatred of, or discrimination against Jews as a national, ethnic, religious or racial group.[1][2] A person who holds such positions is called an “antisemite”. As Jews are an ethnoreligious group, antisemitism is generally considered a form of racism.[3] While the conjunction of the units anti, Semite and ism indicates antisemitism as being directed against all Semitic people, the term was popularized in Germany in 1873 as a scientific-sounding term for Judenhass (“Jew-hatred”),[4] although it had been used for at least two decades prior,[5] and that has been its normal use since then.[6] For the purposes of a 2005 U.S.

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Rough-hewn and reminiscent of one of Giacomettis lonely figures, the weathered bronze soldier in the middle of a tiny, shady square in the heart of Paris stands stiffly to attention, with the jagged blade of his broken sword pointing like a dagger up to the sky. The statues disproportionately tiny head, topped with its disarmingly jaunty military hat, looks almost comical. Called Homage to Captain Dreyfus, it was created in 1986 by the political satirist Louis Mitelberg, known as TIM, and intended for the courtyard of Pariss cole Militaire, the official headquarters of the French army

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The threat to Frances Jews

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