Nelson McCausland MLA
(Democratic Unionist Party - Constituency: North Belfast).
A personal blog in which I comment on a wide variety of issues, political, cultural, social, historical and religious. If something takes my attention, then I may well comment on it.
Thursday, 29 July 2010
Anne Frank exhibition
The Anne Frank exhibition, which is touring Northern Ireland is currenly at Mossley Mill in Newtownabbey and will be here until 29 September. Anne Frank was one of so many Jewish chidlren who were killed by the Nazis during the Holocaust and this is her story.
The exhibition is the work of the Anne Frank Trust UK in partnership with the Anne Frank house in Amsterdam and includes a near-life-size replica of Anne's room in hiding and a virtual tour of 'the secret annexe'. It is well worth seeeing and it addresses a variety of moral questions.
I spoke at the launch and the main speaker was Gilliam Walnes MBE, the director and co-founder of the Anne Frank Trust UK. The chairman for the evening was Gerald Steinberg, president of Northern Ireland Friends of Israel and vice-chair of the Belfast Jewish Community.