Exploiting Anne Frank

[Weekly Standard ] Alvin H. Rosenfeld - In January, a stenciled image of a smiling Anne Frank wearing a red and white kaffiyeh appeared on the walls of buildings in Amsterdam. Soon after, an enterprising Dutch firm transferred this image to designer T-shirts and postcards. The face of Amsterdam's most famous martyr was made over to look like Yasser Arafat's daughter. In an age of resurgent anti-Semitism, respect for even the Jewish dead has become a dwindling commodity.

2008-06-20 01:00:00

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