Anne Frank’s Stepsister: Trump ‘Is Acting Like Another Hitler’

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January 28, 2016 12:19 p.m.

Eva Schloss — the stepsister of Anne Frank and herself a survivor of Auschwitz — compared Donald Trump to Adolf Hitler in an op-ed in Newsweek about the challenges that refugees are facing around the world.

“If Donald Trump become [sic] the next president of the U.S. it would be a complete disaster. I think he is acting like another Hitler by inciting racism,” she said.

She also condemned the resistance some countries have put up against accepting refugees from Syria, comparing it to the obstacles Jews encountered when trying to escape the Holocaust.

“I am very upset that today again so many countries are closing their borders. Fewer people would have died in the Holocaust if the world had accepted more Jewish refugees,” she said.

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