This Day in Jewish History, 1981 The War Diaries of an Unorthodox Auschwitz Victim Are Published

Etty Hillesum, who never did hide, felt a growing identification with her fellow Jews – with whom she would choose to die.

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October 1, 1981, was the official day of publication in Dutch of “An Interrupted Life: The Diary of Etty Hillesum, 1941-1943,” a selection from the war diaries of Etty Hillesum, nearly 40 years after her death...