The March of the Living is an international, education program that brings Jewish teens from all over the world to Poland on Yom Hashoah, Holocaust Memorial Day, to march from Auschwitz to Birkenau, the largest concentration camp complex built during World War II. Then the teens travel to Israel to observe Yom HaZikaron, Israel Memorial Day, and Yom Ha’Atzmaut, Israel Independence Day. The goal of the March of the Living is for these young people to learn the lessons of the Holocaust and to lead the Jewish people into the future vowing Never Again.
High school students in 11th and 12th graders are eligible to participate. All qualified applicants will be carefully screened. An applicant must complete an application, medical form, essay, participate in a personal interview and supply letter of recommendation.
The trip runs from Wednesday, May 1 – Wednesday, May 15, 2024.