• Alumni Reflection: Ariella Kimmel, Canada, 2017

    This submission was chosen as the winner in the Golden Thread Contest, age 19-30 category. We continue to publish submissions to the Golden Thread Contest as well as general submissions to the Thread of 1000 Stories. I grew up in a Jewish home, raised with traditions and customs as a significant part of my

  • ‘Holocaust survivor anthem’ to be performed at UN by 3 Israelis

    David D’or, Amir Benayoun and Miri Mesika will perform ‘The last survivor’ at UN on the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz.  “I stand, the last one of them all, but all of them are still living in my soul.” These stirring words will be sung at the March of

  • Recorder of Righteous Conversations

    As Holocaust survivors age and die, how will younger generations continue their legacy? One 19-year-old, Tamar “Tammy” Shine, has invested her time in learning about and interacting with local survivors. A 2017 graduate and class valedictorian of Milken Community Schools, Shine is now a freshman at Wesleyan University in Connecticut.

  • RIVLIN TO LEAD 2018 MARCH OF THE LIVING

    Although he frequently makes the point that the founding of the State of Israel was not by way of compensation for the Holocaust, President Reuven Rivlin will have a more difficult time than usual in presenting this argument when he leads the 30th-anniversary March of the Living on April 12,

  • Alumni Reflections: Yazmin Stern, Tarbut Argentina, 2016

    What is the name of the March of the Living Delegation / Group that you traveled with? Tarbut, Argentina Year(s) attended: 2016 What was the most memorable moment of your experience? On the March, Poland was the most memorable moment for me when we crossed the bridge between Auschwitz and

  • Story of the Fork

    Every year when I am in The Netherlands I visit Dirkje ( Ditte) Spronk. My sister Rita and I were being hidden by Mr and Mrs Hendrik Spronk on their farm in Oldebroek. We arrived there in the summer of 1942. In January 1944, Hendrik Spronk passed away. His wife

  • Alumni Reflections: Adam Workman, Broward, 2015

    What is the name of the March of the Living Delegation / Group that you traveled with? Broward Year(s) attended: 2015 What was the most memorable moment of your experience? The thing that got to me was back in Majdanek when we saw the blue remnants of the Zyklon B on

  • Alumni Reflections: Stephen Liebowitz, BBYO, 2011

    What is the name of the March of the Living Delegation / Group that you traveled with? BBYO Year(s) attended: 2011 What was the most memorable moment of your experience? Walking out of the gas chamber in Majdanek, reflecting on what I saw within those four walls. What impact did

  • Prosecuting Eichmann: An Interview with Israeli Supreme Court Justice Gabriel Bach

    Justice Gabriel Bach, Eichmann trial prosecutor and Israeli Supreme Court Justice (ret.), fled Nazi Germany at the age of 18. Two decades later, Bach, then a deputy state attorney in Israel, served as the deputy chief prosecutor of Adolf Eichmann, one of the principal architects of the Final Solution. He

  • Alumni Reflections: Murray Brown, The United Kingdom, 2017

    What is the name of the March of the Living Delegation / Group that you traveled with? The United Kingdom Year(s) attended: 2017 What was the most memorable moment of your experience? Saying Kaddish at Majdanek. What impact did Poland have on you? My family fled to the USA and