• March of The Living Exhibit is open to the visitors of Auschwitz Museum

    The International March of the Living Exhibit is now open to the visitors of Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum. The Exhibit will be formally and officially included as part of the International Holocaust Memorial Day, on January 27, 2016. The Exhibit will remain open at the main entrance to the Museum until July 2016. The

  • Schools to feature Israeli peace song during Remembrance Day Memorials

    On Nov. 11, Canadians will gather at cenotaphs, schools, churches, synagogues and other public places to mark the sacrifices of Canadian soldiers in armed conflicts around the world. To make the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II even more significant, March of the Living Canada (MOL) is

  • Living History

    The March of the Living has sent more than 200,000 people, both Jewish and not Jewish – students, Holocaust survivors, teachers, governmental, communal and religious leaders – on trips that take them first to the concentration/ death camps and to Jewish sites throughout Eastern Europe and then to Israel. A

  • MOTL Film Captures Devotion Of Guide Dogs And Their Masters

        It’s amazing the impact a beloved animal can have on a person, even after 71 years. Max Eisen remembers the last time he saw his dog, Farkas, as if it was yesterday. The image is seared in his memory, and you can still hear the emotion in his

  • The more I learned, the less I understood by Tricia Schwitzer, 2015

    I am standing in the WIZO cafeteria, in a queue at the soup tureen. The lady in front of me ladles rich vegetable broth into her bowl and I do not need to pray that there will be sufficient vegetables left in the soup to sustain me. No, I don’t

  • Today, I Picked up the Pencil by Shelby Curran

    by Shelby Curran I don’t know why it took me so long to get it. It’s been two months and six days since I left Poland with my county’s March of the Living delegation. The trip journeys through a week in Poland, touring the concentration and death camps where Nazi

  • Alumni Reflection: Noah Tradonsky, Johannesburg, 2015

    In April 2015, I, along with 18000 other Jews and non Jews from throughout Israel and the diaspora took part in the March of the Living, a program in which we explore, commemorate and indeed, celebrate pre WW2 Jewry. It was an unbelievable trip, unparalleled by anything in which I

  • Son of Holocaust Survivors Helping Jewish Teens Connect with their Heritage

    The Boston Globe  By Paul E. Kandarian From parents who survived the Holocaust, Irv Kempner, 64, of Sharon, heard firsthand the horrors of 6 million Jews killed by the Nazis in World War II. Several years ago, Kempner, a retired vice president of sales at Gillette Co., joined March of

  • Alumni Reflection: Liz Pearl

    By Liz Pearl “Camp is what made me who I am today.” “You can leave camp, but camp can never leave you” Camp is freedom, fun, friends and memories forever. Camp is a cool lake on a hot summer day, roasting marshmallows, and snuggling in cozy bunk beds. Camp is

  • What Would Miriam Do?

    eJewish Philanthropy  By Jack Rosenbaum  From March to Miriam, an Empowerment Program Offering Light to Holocaust Survivors in Their Twilight Years As the director of the March of the Living (‘March’) Southern Region, I know many survivors. I cherish each of them. Survivors who accompany teenagers to Poland and Israel,