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The Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum, devoid of those participating in the annual March of the Living to mark Yom Hashoah, April 20-21, 2020. Credit: Marcin Kozlowski, March of the Living.

Why are Jews and Poles still arguing about the Holocaust?

It’s a controversy in which there are no heroes, as well as one that in a more rational world no one would bother with. That’s the only way to describe the increasingly complicated brawl...
Former President Donald Trump, joined by Vice President Mike Pence, listen as director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Dr. Anthony Fauci delivers remarks during a coronavirus update briefing on April 16, 2020, in the James S. Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House. Credit: Official White House Photo by Andrea Hanks.

March of the Living awards Dr. Anthony Fauci ‘Moral Courage in Medicine Award’

To mark Holocaust Remembrance Day, which this year begins on the evening of April 7, International March of the Living, together with the Maimonides Institute for Ethics and the Holocaust, the Miller Center at...
Israel's President Reuven Rivlin in front of the virtual gates to Auschwitz as part of the 2021 March of the Living online event. Credit: Office of the President for March of the Living.

March of the Living virtual event to honor medical profession, past and present

The International March of the Living will hold a virtual march on Holocaust Remembrance Day to be led by Holocaust survivors and Israel’s President Reuven Rivlin, Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Lion, Jewish Agency chair Isaac Herzog, Keren-Kayemet...

March of the Living launches global interfaith initiative to commemorate Kristallnacht: #LetThereBeLight

On November 9, 1938, a two-day pogrom began during which the Nazis burned more than 1,400 synagogues and Jewish institutions in Germany and Austria on ‘Kristallnacht’ (The Night of Broken Glass), a critical moment...
The cover the the 2020 edition of “Witness: Passing the Torch of Holocaust Memory to New Generations.” Courtesy: March of the Living and Second Story Press.

Book on rescuers, liberators, survivors of World War II gets new tech for new...

To commemorate the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II and the liberation of Europe from Nazi Germany on May 8—International March of the Living—a book about the era just got an...

Remembering via a virtual March of the Living

Residents throughout our county are joining a unique, worldwide virtual memorial to remember the victims of the Holocaust.  Sidelined by the coronavirus pandemic from attending this year’s “March of the Living” which brings thousands...
March of the Living participants. Photo by Yossi Zeliger.

March of the Living program in Poland postponed due to coronavirus

March of the Living, the largest annual international Holocaust-education program that takes groups to the grounds of Auschwitz-Birkenau in Poland and then Israel, will not take place in this month because of concerns related...
Women in the barracks of the newly liberated Auschwitz concentration camp. Credit: United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives and Records Administration, College Park, Md.

Amid surging anti-Semitism, 75th commemoration of Auschwitz liberation comes at crucial time

“To forget would be not only dangerous but offensive; to forget the dead would be akin to killing them a second time.” ― Elie Wiesel, “Night” Seventy-five: It’s the average lifespan of an American male...
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March of the Living transcends distinctions to provide a deeply meaningful Jewish experience

There are no words for the experience of commemorating the horrific death, together with Holocaust survivors, on the sacred grounds of the Birkenau extermination camp, where more than 1 million Jews were sent to...
Dr. Shmuel Rosenman, founder and co-chairman of March of the Living, is flanked by Israel’s Ambassador to the United Nations Danny Danon; Jewish Agency chair Isaac Herzog; U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman; and a delegation of U.S. ambassadors and White House representatives headed by Friedman, including former Israeli Chief Rabbi Israel Lau, and Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I, Archbishop of Constantinople, at the entrance to Birkenau during the 31st annual March of the Living. Credit: March of the Living.

March of the Living founder: ‘The only thing worse than Auschwitz is the world...

On Holocaust Memorial Day (Yom Hashoah) on May 2, under the theme “Say No to Anti-Semitism,” more than 10,000 Jewish and non-Jewish youth from 40 different countries, together with dozens of Holocaust survivors and dignitaries from around...