• 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

  • Dec 19th in Jerusalem, Israel: Prosecuting Evil: A Conversation on History and Justice with Gabriel Bach

    In 1961, the Eichmann trial served as the most public and prestigious search for a measure of justice following the unprecedented scope of evil that defined the Holocaust. Even decades later, that trial, and the events that preceded it, continue to transfix our society and remind the world that justice

  • #LightwithMOTL Hanukkah Social Media Campaign

    We soon look to celebrate Hanukkah, which begins on the evening of December 2, 2018, the 25th of the Jewish month of Kislev. Similar to the miracle of the United Nations vote in 1947, Hanukkah commemorates the miraculous reconquering of Jerusalem and restoration of service in the Holy Temple by

  • Why the March of the Living matters

    Op-ed: I’m often asked why we must continue holding the March of Living in Poland. But when faced with the findings of the CNN’s poll on anti-Semitism in Europe, the answer is clear: anti-Semitism stems from ignorance. We must educate the younger generation, so the Holocaust will never happen again.

  • Alumni Reflection: Francine Makbili, 1990

    “Recognize”. A word so powerful, yet so simple. Today, we recognize the anniversary of the United Nations decision to recognize Israel. In 1990 I recognized the idea that Israel is the place that I want to continue my life and carry on the roots of our heritage. In 1990, I

  • March of the Living Statement on CNN Report Regarding the Rise of Anti-Semitism

    The International March of the Living expresses its deep concern over the recent CNN special, State of Hate, which reported a dramatic and shocking increase in the rise of Anti-Semitism in the US in the last few years. According to the numbers provided by the ADL to CNN, in a disturbing

  • Show Your Support for Holocaust Education on #GivingTuesday

    Dear Friends, On behalf of the Board of Directors of the International March of the Living, we thank you for your unwavering friendship. This year, as we celebrate the 30th anniversary of the March of the Living, we hope we can count on your support for our important educational mission. This #GivingTuesday,

  • 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?

  • 80 years to Kristallnacht – Our Duty as Alumni

    Dear Fellow Marcher, My name is Jimmy Garber. I am a second generation participant of the March of the Living. I took part in the March of the Living in 2011 with the Mexican delegation and this year I am a student in Israel. As I’m sure the rest of you