• A new song created by March of the Living Hungary, featuring Moran Magal and Tsahi Halevi.

    A new song created by March of the Living Hungary, featuring Moran Magal and Tsahi Halevi. Music written by Ferenc Fegya Jávori. Verse by Péter Sziámi Müller [HEBREW VERSION] [ENGLISH VERSION]

  • Survivor joins youth on ‘March’ to Shoa sites

    Until this May, Holocaust survivor Michael Zeiger of Randolph had never visited a concentration camp. After some prodding, he agreed to accompany 40 high school students from the New Jersey/New York area on the 2016March of the Living. From May 2 to 14, starting in Poland, they (and 12,000 other

  • Green Journey – Cycling on the Trails of the Living

    Teens on the March of the Living participated in Masa Yarok (Green Journey), an initiative of the KKL-JNF Education Division that had 800 teens cycling around Israel Green Journey (Masa Yarok) 2016, a project initiated and led by the International Department of the KKL-JNF Education and Youth Division, concluded on

  • March of the Living involves youth from around the world

    More than 10,000 young adults from 42 countries participated in the 28th Annual March of the Living through Auschwitz-Birkenau, the world’s largest Holocaust commemoration. The March brings together both Jews and non-Jews (40-percent of participants) to mark the annual Yom Hashoah-Israel’s Holocaust Remembrance Day. Included this year were several UCF

  • Alumni Reflection: Dalia Wlosko, Argentina, 2016

    This experience has been extremely intense, difficult at times, painful but necessary. A trip that changes your outlook on the world, on the human being, and that definitely does not end when you return to your country. Knowing Israel was pure emotion, I felt I had been there. Hebraica Argentina,

  • Ridgefield High School Senior Takes a Life Changing Journey to March of the Living

    As I glanced up at the dark, stormy sky, there was only one thought going through my mind. Why? Why me? Why was I one of the lucky ones? Why were my people such a hated people? These were my thoughts as I walked through the gates of Auschwitz. Then

  • Teens Forever Changed by March of the Living

    The 99 Broward County high school grade 11 and 12 students who returned May 16 from the 14-day March of the Living program met with their parents May 19 at the Posnack Jewish Community Center in Davie to discuss their feelings and observations of the MOTL program. The phrase “I

  • BJE LA MOTL 2016 Travel Blog

    Day 1 – We arrived! LA Arrives en masse! The Los Angeles delegation of the March of the Living arrived in Warsaw, safe and sound. After 5 flights out of LAX, connecting flights out of Chicago and New York, our delegation of 257 students, staff and survivors arrive in Warsaw’s

  • At March of the Living, learning how to live

    Sophie Wortsman. 16. Toronto. Student. Benji Zoller. 18. Dallas. Student. Sam Peltz. 83. Florida and New York. Survivor. Jacob Kamaras. 30. Houston. Journalist. We all shared the same experience on May 5 — the 28th annual March of the Living, a 1.86-mile walk from Auschwitz to Birkenau as a tribute

  • ‘No statute of limitations on genocide,’ Nuremberg anniversary confab reminds

     Why should the casual observer care about the seemingly obvious need to prosecute and convict Nazi war criminals, whether it be during the Nuremberg trials of the 1940s or similar proceedings in more recent years? “The Nuremberg trials only convicted the leaders and a relatively small number of people,” retired