• Remembering Bill Glied, z”l

    “The future of the Jewish Nation is in its youth. When I see tens of thousands of youth marching together between Auschwitz to Birkenau, my optimism comes back, and I feel again like we have a chance in this world. If I can impact one student each year on the

  • Irving Roth Speech at the United Nations for March of the Living 30th Anniversary

     My Dear Fellow Humans, I consider going on March of the Living a privilege accorded to me not only by the MOTL organization but by providence itself. Standing beside the cattle car in Auschwitz in 1998, where I arrived in May 1944 as a 14 year old decades ago,

  • Int’l ‘March of the Living’ Honors 30 Years of Holocaust Education

    On Monday evening, January 29, the Permanent Mission of Israel to the United Nations hosted a special ceremony to commemorate International Holocaust Remembrance Day and honor the International March of the Living for 30 years of outstanding Holocaust education programming. The event also launched the March of the Living’s photo

  • Story of the Fork

    Every year when I am in The Netherlands I visit Dirkje ( Ditte) Spronk. My sister Rita and I were being hidden by Mr and Mrs Hendrik Spronk on their farm in Oldebroek. We arrived there in the summer of 1942. In January 1944, Hendrik Spronk passed away. His wife

  • Prosecuting Eichmann: An Interview with Israeli Supreme Court Justice Gabriel Bach

    Justice Gabriel Bach, Eichmann trial prosecutor and Israeli Supreme Court Justice (ret.), fled Nazi Germany at the age of 18. Two decades later, Bach, then a deputy state attorney in Israel, served as the deputy chief prosecutor of Adolf Eichmann, one of the principal architects of the Final Solution. He

  • New Tech To Offer Virtual Conversations With Holocaust Survivors

    JPost – With a slew of recent incidents clearly indicating that antisemitism is on the rise in the US and in Europe and the voice of Holocaust deniers resounding louder and louder, the need to preserve the memory of World War II’s atrocities has grown ever more pressing in recent

  • Remembering My Father Elie Wiesel On The Eve of Rosh Hashanah

    Forward – This time of year was a difficult time for my father. Did each September, or more precisely – each month of Elul in the Hebrew calendar – did each one get progressively more difficult for him as he got older? Or did I just get more attuned to

  • LIFE AFTER TRAGEDY: NEW DOCUMENTARY FOLLOWS HOLOCAUST SURVIVORS

    JPost – Holocaust survivor Ed Mosberg still wears a bracelet bearing his identification number from Mauthausen concentration camp. He and other survivors describe their lives during and after the Holocaust in new documentary “Destination Unknown”. The film, compiled over the course of 14 years, is told through the accounts of

  • March of the Living expresses our sadness over the passing of David Shentow Z”L Holocaust Survivor and Educator

    David Shentow, of Ottawa, Canada, educated thousands of young people about the Holocaust and the dangers of hatred and intolerance. A true gentleman, and gentle man, his legacy of kindness and hope will live on in the hearts of so many teens who had the privilege of joining him on