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Holocaust Remembrance Day And Shepherd University Encourages Campus Carry Dialogue, This West Virginia Morning


On this West Virginia Morning, it is Holocaust Remembrance Day by the Jewish calendar in recognition of the 80th anniversary of the uprising in the Warsaw ghetto during World War II. The day honors six million Jews murdered during the war.

News Director Eric Douglas spoke with Laura Millstein the regional development director for the American Jewish Committee from her home in Greenbrier County to better understand the day and the rise of antisemitism today.

Also, in this show, Shepherd University is encouraging conversations with its students and faculty on how to deal with a new state law allowing students to carry concealed weapons on campus. Eastern Panhandle Reporter Shepherd Snyder has more.

West Virginia Morning is a production of West Virginia Public Broadcasting which is solely responsible for its content.

Support for our news bureaus comes from Concord University and Shepherd University.

Caroline MacGregor is our assistant news director and produced this episode.

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