• Survivor Story: Alexander Henrik Laks

    Holocaust Survivor, Alexander Henrik Laks, tells his journey from liberation to March of the Living.

  • Survivor Story: Rick Carrier

  • Out of the Depths: The Story Of A Child Of Buchenwald Who Returned Home At Last

    By Chief Rabbi Israel Meir Lau, with Forewords by Shimon Peres and Elie Weisel In his recent book, Rabbi Israel Meir Lau tells the miraculous story of his rescue from the Holocaust as a young child, and his subsequent aliyah to the land of Israel. Arriving as an eight-year-old orphan

  • Survivor Story: Heddi Bohm

    Holocaust survivor, Heddi Bohm, delivers a powerful speech about her journey to liberation.

  • Survivor Story: Nate Leipciger

    Why I Continue to Return to Poland: The Uniqueness of the March of the Living The following are my personal observations and assessments of the March. I am sure that each Survivor, student, educator and chaperon has their own list of factors that influence and are responsible for the success of the March. These

  • Suvivor Story: George Herceg

    George Herceg, Holocaust survivor and March of the Living participant, shares his experience at the 2004 March. “The March of the Living is a very worthwhile cause. Every Jewish school should make an effort to send their students on this program. But not just Jewish schools – the program is

  • Survivor Story: Liselotte Ivry

    “I went on the March of the Living in 1999 and also in 2001 as a survivor but I prefer being called a ‘Witness to History’. It was with a lot of soul-searching and trepidations that I decided to go on the March. Once I decided I was involved with

  • Survivor Story: Anita Ekstein

    By Anita Helfgott Ekstein “I was a child of seven when the Nazis came to our town in Poland. We had been occupied by the Soviets for nearly the first two years of the war. We were taken to a ghetto in a larger town. My parents went daily to

  • Survivor Story: Judy Weissenberg Cohen

    “My name is Judy (Weissenberg) Cohen. I was born and lived in Debrecen, Hungary with my large Orthodox family till I was 15 1/2 years old. We were seven siblings and my parents. I was the youngest. We lived quite comfortably, with other extended family members, in three separate dwellings,

  • Survivor Story: Max Tibor Eisen

    "I was born in Moldava, Czechoslovakia in 1929 into a large religious family. I was deported to Auschwitz from Moldava (which was then in Hungary) in 1944, at age 15, where I was imprisoned from May 1944 until January 1945. My immediate and extended family was made up of approximately