Child of survivor pushes holocaust education bill for Pa. schools

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Tuesday, July 30, 2013

A Bucks County woman, whose first book is inspired by her mother’s experiences as a Holocaust survivor, is pushing Pennsylvania to pass legislation mandating Holocaust education in schools.

House Bill 176 would require Pennsylvania public and private schools to provide education on the Holocaust and other genocides for students in grades six through twelve. Standing behind that measure is Bensalem resident Rhonda Fink-Whitman, who wrote 94 Maidens, a compelling novel based on true events inspired by her mother.

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