• Reflections on Elie Wiesel, by Eynat Tabakman Katz

    Elie Wiesel is the conscience that is missing in this world! In the camps, he was only a number to the Germans and SS officers – a man known to just a few. After liberation, through the numerous books he authored, talks he gave and his tireless humanitarian efforts around

  • Alumni reflection: Liz Pearl, Canada, 2014

    Nothing Makes Sense ‒‛Never Again’ Excerpts from My Journal from MOL 2014 Liz Pearl   Water: Rain and Tears The day after we arrive in Poland is Shabbat and we take a guided walking tour through the streets of Warsaw in the rain. At some point the rain changes from

  • Alumni Reflection: Anita Bloom, 2016

    One of the most memorable instances that will be seared into my memory was a time when there were no speeches, no songs, just silence. It was the day we walked through a beautiful forest, tall trees with glowing sunshine. The day was warm and nature was at its best.

  • Alumni Reflection: Felicia Schneberg, 2016

    The holocaust, with all it’s death and destruction, has been a part of my life since my dad, a survivor, told me stories of his experiences when I was growing up. Then in 1986, when he was dying of non-Hodgkins Lymphoma, and I was pregnant with his first grandchild, he

  • San Diego H.S. seniors share reactions to March of Living

    SAN DIEGO — Two San Diego teens who participated in the March of the Living earlier this year–in which a visit to the German Nazi concentration camps in Poland is followed by a trip to Israel — reflected on the first of these experiences in these articles below. Questions about

  • Alumni Reflection: Dalia Wlosko, Argentina, 2016

    This experience has been extremely intense, difficult at times, painful but necessary. A trip that changes your outlook on the world, on the human being, and that definitely does not end when you return to your country. Knowing Israel was pure emotion, I felt I had been there. Hebraica Argentina,

  • Teens Forever Changed by March of the Living

    The 99 Broward County high school grade 11 and 12 students who returned May 16 from the 14-day March of the Living program met with their parents May 19 at the Posnack Jewish Community Center in Davie to discuss their feelings and observations of the MOTL program. The phrase “I

  • BJE LA MOTL 2016 Travel Blog

    Day 1 – We arrived! LA Arrives en masse! The Los Angeles delegation of the March of the Living arrived in Warsaw, safe and sound. After 5 flights out of LAX, connecting flights out of Chicago and New York, our delegation of 257 students, staff and survivors arrive in Warsaw’s

  • At March of the Living, learning how to live

    Sophie Wortsman. 16. Toronto. Student. Benji Zoller. 18. Dallas. Student. Sam Peltz. 83. Florida and New York. Survivor. Jacob Kamaras. 30. Houston. Journalist. We all shared the same experience on May 5 — the 28th annual March of the Living, a 1.86-mile walk from Auschwitz to Birkenau as a tribute