The director of the Anne Frank Foundation, Hans Westra, who has held the post for 27 years, has announced his resignation. The Foundation, based in Amsterdam, is responsible for running the museum of the Amsterdam canal house where Ann Frank and her family hid from the Nazis between 1942 and 1944 before being discovered and transported to concentration camps. According to a report in NRC Handelsblad. Westra is open about the need for fresh blood to tell the story of the holocaust to another generation; many of whom he believes know little or nothing about World War II.
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