Bill To Expand Holocaust Education in FL Advances To Senate Floor

The Fellowship  |  March 3, 2020

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Holocaust education in Florida schools may be expanding soon if a current bill to reach the Senate passes:

Holocaust history lessons could be expanded in Florida if a bill heading to the Senate floor becomes law. The measure would require teachers to show current examples of antisemitism as well as historical ones, among other requirements. Magda Bader, a holocaust survivor, came to the Capitol this week to support the proposal.

Bader was turning 14 years old when her family was taken to Auschwitz. When they arrived, guards split her family up.

“They kept repeating that we will see each other again. Don’t worry. We will see each other, so I let my mother’s hand go. I would have gone with her,” Bader said …

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