• Remembering Joseph Eckstein, z”l

    We mourn the loss of holocaust survivor and March of the Living educator, Joseph Eckstein, z”l, who travelled with our Southern Region for many years. Joseph was 15 when Germany occupied Hungary. He was the only person in his family to survive the Holocaust, avoiding work selections and beatings in

  • Remembering Isaac Goldstein z”l

    ISAAC GOLDSTEIN z’l (October 9, 1925 – October 9, 2018), was born in Bialystok Poland and was the only person in his family to survive the Holocaust, spoke about living through a death march, only because a friend gave him a pair of shoes at the last minute. At the

  • March of the Living Statement on Holocaust Education in Moroccan School System

    The International March of the Living applauds the recent announcement of King Mohammed VI to introduce Holocaust education into the school system of Morocco. By incorporating Holocaust studies into the high school curriculum, King Mohammed leads his country in taking a major step toward addressing and combatting antisemitism. We know


    The event included an interfaith dialogue between representatives of Romania’s religious communities and Jewish leaders from Israel. SIGHET, ROMANIA – Local leaders and Jewish dignitaries from around the world gathered Thursday in Sighet, the birthplace of Jewish luminary Elie Wiesel, to protest rising antisemitism and commend town officials for acting

  • Alumni Reflection: Ross Nimhauser, Southern Region USA, 2012 & 2018

    The Holocaust can be an overwhelming topic for anyone who studies it, regardless of age. When I went on the March as a student six years ago I had the profound sense of duty to remember and embrace the memory of my family, thirteen of which perished in Majdanek. Going

  • March of Many Meanings

    April, 2018 marked my second opportunity to staff the March of the Living trip for Mid Atlantic Region of the United States as a representative of StandWithUs. The March brings thousands of Jewish teenagers and Holocaust survivors from around the world and Israel, which culminates with a silent march in Poland between

  • Remembering Ari Fuld, z”l

    It is with great sadness and an organizational sense of loss that the International March of the Living joins the world Jewish Community in mourning the untimely and cruel death of Ari Fuld in Gush Etzion at the hands of a heartless murderer this past weekend. Ari was a living

  • March of the Living changes lives

    It was the fall of 2008 when my parents asked me if I had any interest in going on the “March of The Living.” My mother, a career Jewish professional and my father who studied in Poland in college and whose own father had been present on the liberation of

  • Alumni Reflection: Geri Roth, International Adults 2018

    It was an honor and once in a lifetime experience to participate in the March of the Living and especially to do so with my daughter, Lisa Roth. Although my background is not the same as hers, we share many of the same emotions. While in Poland, I felt extreme