• 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

  • From Darkness into Light: The Promise of Israel By Orli Kessel, 2013

    By Orli Kessel  Arriving at the airport in Warsaw and preparing to board our El Al flight to Tel Aviv, I felt a sense of urgency. My desire to leave Poland and arrive home in Israel had reached a fever pitch. As we waited in line to clear security, all

  • Transformation in Poland By Orli Kessel, 2013

    By Raquel Binder 44 young professionals from across North America began the journey from Toronto to Poland to learn abut the Holocaust through The March of The Living. We were fortunate to have with us Holocaust survivor Pinchas Gutter as we learned about Jewish life before, during, and after the

  • Alumni Reflection: Beth Strum, USA, 1994

    “I went on the March in 1994 with MetroWest NJ. I made some amazing friends and had amazing experiences. However, I have found it difficult to discuss amongst friends that have never been on the March. Throughout the years I have run into other March alum… we all share the