A special program which brings together adults from around the world to to learn about the Jewish community that once flourished in Europe, the tragedy of the Holocaust and the establishment and survival of the State of Israel.
JOIN US FOR THE NEXT MARCH OF THE LIVING BEGINNING APRIL 19, 2017
IN ISRAEL… The program will combine visits to a number of exciting places and ancient sites, including Jerusalem, Masada, the Sea of Galilee, Tel Aviv, the Negev Desert and more. During your stay in Israel you will take part in many special events organized specifically for the participants in the March of the Living. On Yom Hazikaron – Israel’s Remembrance Day – students will take part in ceremonies honoring Israel’s soldiers who gave their lives in defense of their country. The next evening, Yom Ha’aztmaut, will include a celebration in honor of the 67th anniversary of the establishment of the State of Israel.
The group is accompanied by world-renowned Holocaust scholars as educators. Participants will spend a week in Poland traveling around the country, learning about the history of the Holocaust. They will visit both Warsaw and Krakow, discovering a lost world of rich Jewish heritage which no longer exists. Sites include the remnants of the Jewish ghetto, Mila 18, the Jewish cemetery and the restored Nozyk synagogue in Warsaw, and the Jewish Quarter and Ramah Synagogue in Krakow. They will travel to see the concentration camps of Auschwitz-Birkenau, Treblinka and Majdanek. The highlight in Poland will be the March of the Living as the adults join Jewish youth, from all corners of the earth, as they march from Auschwitz to Birkenau on Yom Hashoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day.
Participants will then fly to Israel and spend a week visiting the country, participating in Yom Hazikaron, Memorial Day, and Yom Ha’atzmaut, Israel Independence Day, with the rest of the State. They will visit the majestic landscapes of the North, the beaches of Tel Aviv and the hills of Jerusalem. They will also have the opportunity to travel to world-renowned museums and meet with leading scholars. The trip will culminate with another March to the Old City in Jerusalem, and the Mega Event Concert, with the other participants of the March of the Living.
Your trip, however, will not end once you get home. Participants and educators continue to correspond after the trip to reflect on their experience together. The bonds that form on this trip will last a lifetime.
Click HERE to download and fill out the application and medical forms and then email them directly to Elizabeth Sinnreich Panitch by clicking HERE.
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