This AR App Turns Anne Frank’s Bookcase into a Tool to Fight Intolerance

Innocean and Media.Monks developed a platform telling the stories of five young people facing discrimination

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A survey last year revealed that nearly two-thirds of young adults in the U.S. did not know that six million Jews were killed during the Holocaust. With such a lack of knowledge about the basic facts of the genocide, “the crucial lessons from this terrible part of history could be lost,” Greg Schneider, executive vice president of the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany, which commissioned the study, warned at the time. 

Against this backdrop, a new project from the Anne Frank House in Amsterdam addresses this lack of education by connecting Anne Frank’s story to a wider swathe of young people who face discrimination in their daily lives. 




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