• 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

  • The more I learned, the less I understood by Tricia Schwitzer, 2015

    I am standing in the WIZO cafeteria, in a queue at the soup tureen. The lady in front of me ladles rich vegetable broth into her bowl and I do not need to pray that there will be sufficient vegetables left in the soup to sustain me. No, I don’t

  • Today, I Picked up the Pencil by Shelby Curran

    by Shelby Curran I don’t know why it took me so long to get it. It’s been two months and six days since I left Poland with my county’s March of the Living delegation. The trip journeys through a week in Poland, touring the concentration and death camps where Nazi

  • Alumni Reflection: Noah Tradonsky, Johannesburg, 2015

    In April 2015, I, along with 18000 other Jews and non Jews from throughout Israel and the diaspora took part in the March of the Living, a program in which we explore, commemorate and indeed, celebrate pre WW2 Jewry. It was an unbelievable trip, unparalleled by anything in which I

  • Alumni Reflection: Liz Pearl

    By Liz Pearl “Camp is what made me who I am today.” “You can leave camp, but camp can never leave you” Camp is freedom, fun, friends and memories forever. Camp is a cool lake on a hot summer day, roasting marshmallows, and snuggling in cozy bunk beds. Camp is

  • Greetings from Efi Stenzler, Chairman of KKL-JNF

    by Efi Stenzler Jerusalem Post April 15, 2015 Every year on Holocaust Remembrance Day, the Keren Kayemeth LeIsrael-Jewish National Fund sends a delegation of employees to participate in the March of the Living. In the march from Auschwitz to Birkenau, in the place where man exceeded Sakktan in his evil,

  • Alumni From Around the World Look Back at What March of the Living Means for Them

    Jerusalem Post By Jerusalem Post Staff The most transformative moments of my trip were those spent with people who endured the horrors of the Holocaust. The survivors’ passion and drive were unlike those I’ve ever encountered in any other human beings…Without the slightest sign of fatigue, they shared with us

  • Remembering the Past, Facing the Future By Phyllis Greenberg Heideman

    Jerusalem Post By Phyllis Greenberg Heideman As I reflect on my first March of the Living, I recall the eerie sensation of slowly walking into Auschwitz and timidly passing under the sign Arbeit Macht Frei… followed by the overwhelming sensation of walking back out. Back and forth I moved in

  • Life After The March: Finding The Silver Lining By Miriam Spitz Kahan

    My journey began 16 years ago. I was one of thousands who took part in The March of The Living in Poland. I’m still haunted by the memories of what I witnessed. On the day we walked from Auschwitz to Birkenau, in the footsteps of those who were led to