Like Anne Frank, Jules also kept a diary but his was never published. It is on display in a museum in Utrecht in the Netherlands.
On April 15th,1943 Jules and his wife Flora Frank-van Beek picked up their suitcases and left for Amsterdam at 9.00 AM. Not out of free will but they were forced to go.
The day before they left ,Jules wrote one more entry in his diary it said:
“Will we ever return to our blessed and beloved Fatherland where we received so much love and good, God will give it”
He knew he was Jewish and was proud to be Jewish, but he also felt Dutch and was a great admirer of the Royal family. He collected a lot of things related to the house of Orange.
Jules and his wife never returned. So many of their neighbors had offered help,and shelter. They could have found…
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