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Who Does the Anne Frank Center Represent?

posted on April 24, 2017

The Atlantic‘s Emma Green reports on the roots of the Anne Frank Center for Mutual Respect, a small organization that has garnered outsized media attention in recent months with its sharp critiques of the Trump administration. “With just its famous name and a savvy social-media strategy, the Anne Frank Center has transformed into a putative authority on anti-Semitism and American politics. But it’s not at all clear the organization speaks for anybody other than its own leaders—not Holocaust scholars, Anne Frank’s family, or the Jewish community,” Green writes. “Ultimately, by politicizing Anne Frank, the group may undermine her legacy.”

Read at The Atlantic