2015 Program, May 11-20, 2015

The March of Remembrance and Hope
is a dynamic educational leadership program. Its purpose is to teach students of different religious and ethnic backgrounds about the dangers of intolerance through the study of the Holocaust, and to promote better relations among people of diverse cultures.

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  • Monday May 11: Arrival and Travel
  • Tuesday May 12: Berlin- Scheunenviertel: Oranienburger Strasse Synagogue, Grosse Hamburger Strasse, Jewish cemetery with grave of Moses Mendelssohn, site of Jewish Home for the Aged, Stolpersteine (Stumbling blocks), “The Missing House” memorial and Otto Weidt Workshop for the Blind, Neue Wache War Memorial, Bebelplatz (site of the infamous 1933 Nazi book burning), Brandenburg Gate and Reichstag, Tiergarten (memorial to gay victims, memorial to Roma and Sinti)
  • Wednesday May 13: Berlin - Bayerische Platz, Track 17 (Memorial at Grunewald Train Station, site of deportations 1941-42), Wannsee Haus
  • Thursday May 14: Krakow - Kazimierz, Remuh Synagogue and Cemetery, Podgorze
  • Friday May 15: Auschwitz I, Birkenau
  • Saturday May 16: Plaszow (Krakow), Rabka (site of SS school and mass graves in the forest), Chief Rabbi of Krakow, Paulina Kisielewska Righteous Among the Nations
  • Sunday May 17: Warsaw - Okapowa (Gensia Street) Cemetery, Umschlagplatz Heroes Walk, Mila 18, Rapoport Monument at the Museum of the History of Polish Jews
  • Monday May 18: Brama Grodka (Grodzka Gate) to Old Lublin, Majdanek
  • Tuesday May 19: Makow Mazowiecki, Treblinka
  • Wednesday May 20: Departure
*All photos courtesy of Vanessa Tignanelli.


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Six Special Moments from the MRH 07 Trip

Program Goals

1. To never again allow for the unchecked rise of the menace of anti-Semitism or any kind of racial discrimination directed by any individual or group in society against another to gain strength . . .

2. To recognize and learn from the altruistic actions of the "righteous among the nations", who teach us to never be a bystander in the face of oppression. . . .

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  • We gratefully acknowledge the Azrieli Foundation for their support of this program.

  • Gottdenker Family Trust

  • Larry and Judy Tanenbaum

  • David and Debbie Weinstein


Meeting survivors of the Holocaust, like Sylvia Guttman, whose parents were gassed in Auschwitz, particularly touched me. I was moved by her courage and bravery in sharing her story with us and in educating others about the Holocaust …

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