• Holocaust Survivor Shocked that Antisemitism is on the Rise

    “It starts with words,” Max Eisen says at every opportunity, “and ends up in very bad places.” When he landed in Canada at the age of 20, a short few years after the Holocaust had wiped out his family, he did not expect he would ever see antisemitism take on

  • Holocaust Survivor Declares at March of the Living, ‘Hitler Did Not Win!’

    The March of the Living brings together different generations of the same family, providing a narrative of life among unspeakable pain and a message of renewal Those words, “always remember who are,” were the last ones that Anita Ekstein’s father spoke to her, as he entrusted her safety to a

  • Remembering Robert (Bob) Geminder, z’l

    We mourn the loss of holocaust survivor and March of the Living educator, Bob Geminder z”l (1935-2019), who travelled with our Los Angeles Region for many years. Bob was planning to again participate in the upcoming 2019 March of the Living. “To my dear family and friends: Live a life

  • March of the Living Mourns Passing of Simcha Rotem, Warsaw Ghetto Uprising Fighter

    March of the Living mourns the passing of Simcha “Kazik” Rotem, at age 94, the last surviving leader of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, “From all the tragic experiences of the war and the Holocaust, there is one lesson to be learned: that is there is nothing more valuable than human

  • Remembering Dorothy Greenstein, z”l

    “Dorothy Greenstein always told March of the Living participants that they provided her the wings so she could fly and remain young. In truth, though, she was the one who provided us with the wings and insight and strength to become the keepers of memory. She was a teacher who

  • Rockland survivor of 9 concentration camps recounts horror ‘Worse than Auschwitz’

    Tuesday was an emotional day for Michael Marder, a 93-year-old Holocaust survivor. The Airmont resident lit the menorah at the the parking lot at the Tallman ShopRite to celebrate Hanukkah. Rabbi Shmuel Gancz, who was with him, said this week’s lighting was special. “It was a whole new meaning and experience

  • 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?

  • 30 Years of the March of the Living

  • 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