• Alumni Reflection: Francine Makbili, 1990

    “Recognize”. A word so powerful, yet so simple. Today, we recognize the anniversary of the United Nations decision to recognize Israel. In 1990 I recognized the idea that Israel is the place that I want to continue my life and carry on the roots of our heritage. In 1990, I

  • March of the Living Statement on CNN Report Regarding the Rise of Anti-Semitism

    The International March of the Living expresses its deep concern over the recent CNN special, State of Hate, which reported a dramatic and shocking increase in the rise of Anti-Semitism in the US in the last few years. According to the numbers provided by the ADL to CNN, in a disturbing

  • Show Your Support for Holocaust Education on #GivingTuesday

    Dear Friends, On behalf of the Board of Directors of the International March of the Living, we thank you for your unwavering friendship. This year, as we celebrate the 30th anniversary of the March of the Living, we hope we can count on your support for our important educational mission. This #GivingTuesday,

  • Remembering Ray Fishler, z”l

    We mourn the loss of holocaust survivor and March of the Living educator, Ray Fishler, z”l, who travelled with our New York/New Jersey Region for many years. Ray was born in Kazimierza Wielka, Poland, a small town near Krakow, in 1925. His family included 3 brothers and 2 sisters, as

  • Yad Vashem Interview with Miriam Ron, Witness to the Events of Kristallnacht

    “This is Not the Story of Someone Else” This exclusive Yad Vashem interview with Miriam Ron was published in our newsletter Teaching the Legacy (December, 2008). Mrs. Ron discusses her experiences and memories surrounding Kristallnacht, the expulsion to Zbaszyn, and her childhood in Germany. Could you please give us a short introduction of yourself?

  • 80 years to Kristallnacht – Our Duty as Alumni

    Dear Fellow Marcher, My name is Jimmy Garber. I am a second generation participant of the March of the Living. I took part in the March of the Living in 2011 with the Mexican delegation and this year I am a student in Israel. As I’m sure the rest of you

  • Preventing anti-Semitism deserves more than a hashtag

    Action is critical for progress to be made Denouncing anti-Semitism must go beyond a hashtag to make real change. Within hours of the Oct. 27 shooting at Pittsburgh’s Tree of Life synagogue, my social media channels were flooded with the hashtag #TogetherAgainstAntisemitism, which was prominently trending on Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat,

  • Can Holocaust education combat antisemitism?

      At the annual European Jewish Association conference in Brussels, Arutz Sheva interviews Michel Gourary, Director of the European March of the Living Network, as to the efficacy of Holocaust education as a tool for battling antisemitism. When asked about whether learning about the Holocaust and knowing the story really

  • March of the Living Statement: Deadly attack on Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh

    The International March of the Living teaches the lessons of the Holocaust, one of which is the ongoing reoccurrence of hatred which we have seen rear its ugly head all too often. Today we witnessed a horrific and tragic act of antisemitism inflicted upon the Jewish community of Pittsburgh, proving

  • MOTL Alumni & Friends Reception at JFNA’s GA in Israel

    On October 22, 2018 March of the Living hosted an Alumni & Friends reception in Tel Aviv, featuring remarks from guest of honor MK Sharren Haskel, the youngest member of the Israeli Knesset and alumna of the March of the Living. Additional speakers included Dr. Shmuel Rosenman, Chairman of the