Remembering the Holocaust: Anne Frank's step-sister Eva Schloss

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Portraits of Eva Schloss and Anne Frank

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To mark Holocaust Memorial Day, 91-year old Eva Schloss MBE tells her remarkable story to Tim Robertson of the Anne Frank Trust UK. A childhood neighbour of Anne Frank in Nazi-occupied Amsterdam, Eva was incarcerated in and then liberated from Auschwitz.

Before the Second World War, Eva and her family were neighbours of the Franks in Amsterdam. The two families went separately into hiding from the Nazis. Both were betrayed and deported to Auschwitz. Eva, her mother and Anne’s father were the only survivors. When Eva settled in London after the War, Eva’s mother and Anne’s father married. Eva has published three books and speaks about her experiences to thousands of people around the world.

In 1991, Eva co-founded the Anne Frank Trust UK, an anti-prejudice education charity, which is now in its 30th year. Using Anne Frank’s life and diary as a starting point, the trust aims to empower young people with the knowledge, skills and confidence to challenge all forms of prejudice and discrimination.

Tim Robertson has been Chief Executive of the Anne Frank Trust UK since 2018. His previous roles include Director of the Royal Society of Literature, Chief Executive of the Koestler Trust for arts in prisons, and children’s social worker in the London Borough of Camden.

In association with the Anne Frank Trust.

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Name: Remembering the Holocaust: Anne Frank's step-sister Eva Schloss
Where: Entrance Hall
The British Library
96 Euston Road
London
NW1 2DB
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Price: Full Price: £5.00
Member: £5.00
Full Price with book: £16.99
Enquiries: +44 (0)1937 546546
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