Anne Frank on Purim (photo)

From my sister-in-law, a vintage picture. I don’t know much about it, except that all these kids are wearing Purim costumes, and that one of them is Anne Frank.



(Which, yes, calls up all these feelings — both the feelings caused by her amazing book, as well as this article about my book about her…)

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