• 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 sixty

  • Survivor Story: Ann Kazimirski

    By Ann KazimirskiFrom 1939 to 1945, the German machine of destruction systematically killed six million Jews, including one million children. Poland, my native country, had a large Jewish population of approximately 3,011,000 before the Second World War. By 1945, 3,000,000 of these Jews had been murdered. Fifty years later, I