• March of the Living changes lives

    It was the fall of 2008 when my parents asked me if I had any interest in going on the “March of The Living.” My mother, a career Jewish professional and my father who studied in Poland in college and whose own father had been present on the liberation of

  • March of the Living Report – Fall 2018

  • March of the Living Statement on Hatred in Romania

    We at the International March of the Living are both saddened and outraged by the contempt and hatred shown by the recent antisemitic graffiti painted in Romania on the Memorial House of the late Elie Wiesel, z”l. Professor Wiesel was the acclaimed voice of conscience and the moral compass for

  • JQ International LGBTQ+ & ALLY 2019 Info Session

    We are pleased to announce that JQ International will be sponsoring the first ever LGBTQ+ & Ally Adult March of the Living Delegation in 2019! This once-in-a-lifetime experience is open to interested participants worldwide with the opportunity to join for either the Poland only portion or both Poland and Israel.

  • To the vandal who targeted me: I won’t be silent about antisemitism

    Written by March of the Living Holocaust Survivor Max Eisen I don’t know who you are. I can’t imagine we’ve met. But last Friday you chose to spray-paint the word achtung on my photo, featured on a sign outside Beth Jacob Synagogue, promoting UJA Federation of Greater Toronto’s Holocaust education.

  • Determined: One Boy’s Holocaust Survival Story

    From the Death March to the March of the Living Determined: One Boy’s Holocaust Survival Story by Martin Baranek with Lisa B. Cicero The new memoir about overcoming loss and suffering at the hands of the Nazis, and how a young boy’s undying spirit and a series of miracles helped

  • This is Our Legacy Gala: Celebrating 30 Years

    On May 8, 2018, March of the Living celebrated its 30th anniversary by honouring Holocaust survivors who have participated in the March since 1988 and its National Director, Eli Rubenstein, for his 30 years of service. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was the keynote speaker at the event. He thanked the

  • Reflections on March of the Living: An Unforgettable Journey

    In April, along with 40 other congregants, my wife and I had the good fortune to travel to Poland and Israel on this year’s Adult March of the Living trip, which was led by Rabbi Vernon Kurtz, under the aegis of North Suburban Synagogue Beth El. Significantly, we were the