• Alumni Reflections: Emanuel Brazil, Montreal High School, 2017

    What is the name of the March of the Living Delegation / Group that you traveled with? Montreal High School Year(s) attended: 2017 What was the most memorable moment of your experience? The most memorable moment of the March for me was during the walk from Auschwitz to Birkenau when

  • 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

  • Alumni Reflection: Dani Shipley, Florida, 2017

      No words. Today was a day like no other. Eleven-thousand strong, from all over the world. There’s nothing like walking from a concentration camp (Auschwitz) to a death camp (Birkenau). Walking with Japanese flags on both our sides from their delegation, next to the Japanese women and men waiting

  • Alumni Reflection: Callan Kotzen, South Africa, 2017

    After witnessing the brutality of concentration camps, the sadness of memorials and the vibrant atmosphere of Warsaw, it was time to experience the beauty and history of Kraków on our last day in Poland. We started off the day with a visit to the Zbylitowdja Gora, a mass grave where

  • Alumni Reflection: Shoshannah Bunton, Western Region, 2017

    Dear Child, You were torn from your mother’s arms before you could speak. You were shot and killed by animals. You were stripped of your innocence. You were taken from this world far before you should have been. Dear Child, Know that this was not your fault. Know that your

  • Alumni Reflection: Ben Shofet, Los Angeles, 2017

    For two weeks, I alongside several other Beverly students took part in the 2017 March of the Living program (MOTL) with the Los Angeles Delegation. The trip was a total of two weeks. In the first week, as a group, we traveled to Warsaw, Krakow and Lublin, visiting numerous concentration camps,

  • Who will tell survivors’ stories when they’re gone? by David Benson, BJE LA, 2015

    In the spring of 2011, David Benson, found himself walking with his grandmother, Holocaust survivor Sidonia Lax, down the “black path” that once led to the crematorium at the Majdanek concentration camp in Poland. It was Lax’s fifth trip with the annual International March of the Living as a survivor,

  • Alumni Reflection, Juliana Bentel, South Africa, 2017

    Poland is a sad city because the people living there every day have to wake up mindful of the past (the ones that acknowledge the past). They carry this heavy burden on their shoulders day by day. That cold day we visited a mass grave of children, women and men

  • Join a March while survivors can still share their experiences by Rabbi Gideon Sylvester, UK, 2017

    Times of Israel – Imagine that your best friend is having a nightmare. He thrashes about in his sleep; crying and screaming hysterically. Naturally, you would wake him, comfort him and reassure him that everything will be alright. But when the psychiatrist Viktor Frankl faced this predicament, he resisted the temptation