August 08, 2016

Etty Hillesum

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Esther "Etty" Hillesum (15 January 1914 - 30 November 1943) was the author of confessional letters and diaries which describe both her religious awakening and the persecutions of Jewish people in Amsterdam during the German occupation. In 1943 she was deported and killed in Auschwitz concentration camp.

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