• Alumni Reflection: Ryan Leibowitz, 2015

    This past April, I embarked upon the March of the Living. Prior to the trip, I traveled by myself through Hungary, Austria, Czech Republic and Germany. While I did not consciously design this portion of the trip to have a Jewish focus, I did make an effort to check out

  • Reflecting on Ezra Schwartz’s murder

    By Jack Rosenbaum I write this with heavy heart and compassion for family and friends of Ezra Schwartz in Sharon, Massachusetts and for the rest of “Am Yisrael”.  Yesterday, his life was violently cut short in one of the dastardly conceived attacks now being perpetrated by misguided Palestinian Arabs. There

  • Kristallnacht Film Forum draws 1,000 to see ‘Defiant Requiem’

    Ivy Dash, chair of this year’s 14th annual Kristallnacht Film Forum, first went on the March of the Living in 1990 as a junior in high school. The trip had a deep impact on Dash’s life. Dash said: “The experience of traveling to Poland and Israel with Jewish teens from

  • Most Meaningful Moments from Liz Pearl

    Tears and Pride at Auschwitz Back in February at the MOL Shabbaton with the students I experienced my first meaningful chaperoning experience. Following a dynamic session about sharing family legacies, a lovely girl in my small group approached me feeling very distraught. She expressed her anxiety about publically sharing the

  • Ambassador Stuart Eizenstat announced as Honorary Chairman of the ‘Campaign for the Future’

    ANNOUNCEMENT New York, NY – Monday, November 16, 2015 – The International March of the Living, a leading institution in Holocaust education, announced that Ambassador Stuart E. Eizenstat has been appointed as Honorary Chairman of the 'Campaign for the Future'. As a Special Advisor on Holocaust Issues, Eizenstat is committed to the

  • Book Passes The Torch of Holocaust Memory

    Seventy years after the end of World War II and 25 years after March of the Living (MOL) began bringing Jewish high school students and survivors to European death camps, MOL is employing the latest in 21st-century technology to help tell the story of the Holocaust.MOL recently launched a handsome

  • March of The Living Exhibit is open to the visitors of Auschwitz Museum

    The International March of the Living Exhibit is now open to the visitors of Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum. The Exhibit will be formally and officially included as part of the International Holocaust Memorial Day, on January 27, 2016. The Exhibit will remain open at the main entrance to the Museum until July 2016. The

  • Schools to feature Israeli peace song during Remembrance Day Memorials

    On Nov. 11, Canadians will gather at cenotaphs, schools, churches, synagogues and other public places to mark the sacrifices of Canadian soldiers in armed conflicts around the world. To make the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II even more significant, March of the Living Canada (MOL) is

  • Living History

    The March of the Living has sent more than 200,000 people, both Jewish and not Jewish – students, Holocaust survivors, teachers, governmental, communal and religious leaders – on trips that take them first to the concentration/ death camps and to Jewish sites throughout Eastern Europe and then to Israel. A

  • MOTL Film Captures Devotion Of Guide Dogs And Their Masters

        It’s amazing the impact a beloved animal can have on a person, even after 71 years. Max Eisen remembers the last time he saw his dog, Farkas, as if it was yesterday. The image is seared in his memory, and you can still hear the emotion in his