Alumni Reflections: Connie Strassberg, HMTC, USA, 2016

What is the name of the March of the Living Delegation / Group that you traveled with? HMTC; and International

Year(s) attended: 2016

What was the most memorable moment of your experience? Seeing a sea of blue shirts and Israeli flags march through the Arbeit Macht Frei gate at Auschwitz.

What impact did Poland have on you? I feel sad that a culture that existed for centuries is no longer there. I feel empowered that the Nazis did not succeed in wiping out a people.

What impact did Israel have on you? Israel was upside for everything in Poland.

How were you impacted by the overall experience? I was comforted by sharing this experience with others who understood and supported where I was coming from.