• 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?

  • 30 Years of the March of the Living

  • Remembering Joseph Eckstein, z”l

    We mourn the loss of holocaust survivor and March of the Living educator, Joseph Eckstein, z”l, who travelled with our Southern Region for many years. Joseph was 15 when Germany occupied Hungary. He was the only person in his family to survive the Holocaust, avoiding work selections and beatings in

  • Remembering Isaac Goldstein z”l

    ISAAC GOLDSTEIN z’l (October 9, 1925 – October 9, 2018), was born in Bialystok Poland and was the only person in his family to survive the Holocaust, spoke about living through a death march, only because a friend gave him a pair of shoes at the last minute. At the

  • IN COMMEMORATION OF ELIE WIESEL, JEWISH LEADERS GATHER IN HIS HOMETOWN

    The event included an interfaith dialogue between representatives of Romania’s religious communities and Jewish leaders from Israel. SIGHET, ROMANIA – Local leaders and Jewish dignitaries from around the world gathered Thursday in Sighet, the birthplace of Jewish luminary Elie Wiesel, to protest rising antisemitism and commend town officials for acting

  • To the vandal who targeted me: I won’t be silent about antisemitism

    Written by March of the Living Holocaust Survivor Max Eisen I don’t know who you are. I can’t imagine we’ve met. But last Friday you chose to spray-paint the word achtung on my photo, featured on a sign outside Beth Jacob Synagogue, promoting UJA Federation of Greater Toronto’s Holocaust education.

  • Determined: One Boy’s Holocaust Survival Story

    From the Death March to the March of the Living Determined: One Boy’s Holocaust Survival Story by Martin Baranek with Lisa B. Cicero The new memoir about overcoming loss and suffering at the hands of the Nazis, and how a young boy’s undying spirit and a series of miracles helped

  • Jerusalem Post Special Report on the 2018 March of the Living

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  • A Holocaust Survivor’s Revenge: A Bar Mitzvah in Poland After 79 Years

    Johnny Jablon began preparing for his bar mitzvah in Poland in the summer of 1939. A month later, the Germans invaded. Now 92 years of age, Jablon returned to Poland for the first time since World War II to finally celebrate his bar mitzvah. Born the second of three sons to an assimilated