• Adding Depth to Holocaust Classes

    Jewish Standard – One of many anti-Jewish laws the Nazi regime enacted between 1933 and 1945 prohibited Jews from owning dogs, cats, and birds. So what were German Jewish families to do with their beloved pets? This question seems to resonate especially strongly among juniors and seniors in Heather Lutz’s

  • March of the Living: Apology isn’t Enough, March for Racial Justice on Yom Kippur is Monumental Injustice Against Jews

    Jewish Press – Responding to the recent public apology letter by the organizers of the progressive March for Racial Justice for holding its resistance event on Yom Kippur, the holiest day of the Jewish calendar, which thus excludes Jews, the President and Chairman of the International March of the Living

  • March of the Living Statement on March for Racial Justice being held on Yom Kippur

    International March of the Living expresses its profound disappointment with the organizers of the March for Racial Justice, which is being planned for this Yom Kippur, the holiest day of the Jewish calendar. Especially in light of recent events in Charlottesville, where prejudice and hatred against Jews, African Americans and

  • March of the Living Stands in Solidarity with Barcelona

    The Officers, Board, Staff, Volunteers and Alumni of the International March of the Living around the globe send heartfelt prayers to those injured and condolences to the families of those killed Thursday in the horrific terror assault in Barcelona, Spain. We have once again witnessed terrorism rear its ugly head

  • MARCH OF THE LIVING CONDEMNS VIOLENCE IN CHARLOTTESVILLE

    The International March of the Living strongly condemns the vicious acts and words of antisemitism, Hitler-glorification and racism which took place in Charlottesville, Virginia. America, the Land of the Free, must not tolerate acts of hatred, intolerance and bigotry of any kind or nature. The International March of the Living

  • Alumni Reflections: Andrea Bolender, HTMC, 2015

    Growing up the “shadow of the Shoah” can never be described as a life unaffected. During my youth I often felt I carried the responsibility of making my father , sole survivor of his family, happy and proud of me. It was only much later in life that I realized

  • Alumni Reflections: Valerie Greenfeld, USA, 2017

    A SUITCASE OF PERSPECTIVE By Valerie Greenfeld April 29, 2017 To remember the heroes who resisted the Nazis and to mourn for those who were lost, I flew to Poland to walk with thousands of people from around the world from Auschwitz to Birkenau. Since 1988, when communism fell, thousands

  • Reflections from Auschwitz by Nicole Rock & Rachel Gerber, South Africa, 2017

    We find it quiet hard to write in simple words what we had to witness in those 3 hours at Auschwitz. We started our journey from Warsaw to Krakow which is a mere 5 hours.. the journey to Krakow reminded us as we distantly glanced out the window at the

  • LIFE AFTER TRAGEDY: NEW DOCUMENTARY FOLLOWS HOLOCAUST SURVIVORS

    JPost – Holocaust survivor Ed Mosberg still wears a bracelet bearing his identification number from Mauthausen concentration camp. He and other survivors describe their lives during and after the Holocaust in new documentary “Destination Unknown”. The film, compiled over the course of 14 years, is told through the accounts of

  • Alumni Reflection: Nicole Kochukov, South Africa, 2017

    How can I write about about the 21st of April that we spent in Poland? I don’t think there is really an answer because to know what I am writing about – you would need to see it. Now I am not going to tell you about our day from