2018 March of the Living travel blog

2018 March of the Living

Erika travel blog
After the huge disappointment last year, I'm finally embarking on my first March of the Living. "First" is an important word because I hope to do this every year for many years to come.

From the MOTL.ORG website (you should check it out if you want to really understand what this is):

"The International March of the Living is an annual educational program, bringing individuals from around the world to Poland and Israel to study the history of the Holocaust and to examine the roots of prejudice, intolerance and hatred.

Taking place annually on Yom Hashoah - Holocaust Remembrance Day - The March of the Living itself is a 3-kilometer walk from Auschwitz to Birkenau as a tribute to all victims of the Holocaust."


So, let's get started . . . take this incredible journey with me. My first entry is simply the blessing I wrote for the 214 teens who will be on this journey with me and with four other Holocaust Survivors. That's a great way to start.

Order: oldest at top ( reverse )

 
 
 
 
Blessing the Teens at Our Last Meeting Before Departure
 
 
 
 
Packed, Ready, On My Way!
 
 
 
Even the Veterans Said Today was Brutal!
 
 
 
Radagast and Chelmno
 
 
 
Auschwitz and Birkenau
 
 
 
Murder of the Children of Tarnow
 
 
 
Joyous Celebration in the Last Surviving Prewar...
 
 
 
Israel!!
 
 
 
Honoring Israel's Fallen
 
 
 
Israel Independence Day and My First Crabby Moment
 
 
 
Shabbat in Jerusalem and Our Last Day in Israel
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