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Lawmakers Say Holocaust Education Commission Needs To Be Revived

West Virginia Morning
West Virginia Public Broadcasting

On this West Virginia Morning, a state commission tasked with educating middle and high schoolers about the horrific events of the Holocaust has been dormant for years. But some state leaders have been pushing for more than a year to bring it back. As Dave Mistich reports, those involved in trying to revive the commission say recent displays of anti-Semitism highlight the need for its existence.

In that report, we hear briefly from Dr. Edith Levy, a Holocaust survivor who dedicated years of her life to educating young West Virginians about the Holocaust. Glynis Board spoke with Levy in Morgantown in 2014. We take a listen back to that interview.

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