The March of Life: Memorial and reconciliation marches at historic locations of the Holocaust in Europe. Descendants of Nazi perpetrators finding words their fathers and grandfathers couldn´t find. A clear symbol for Israel and against modern anti-Semitism.


“I Miss You, Jews!” – March of Life in Lodz

My father was born in 1942 into a family of “Volksdeutschen” in “Litzmannstadt”, as Lodz was called during its time of German occupation. A report from March of Life in Lodz.more

March of Life for Israel in Zürich

Representatives from the Israeli Embassy and Swiss Parliament, as well as members of different Christian and Jewish organizations and Holocaust survivors, were among the 300...more

First March of Life in France

Over 400 people took to the streets on July 9 for Remembrance, Reconciliation, Making a Statement. more

There are other Germans

After discovering that their grandparents were Nazis, the grandchildren decided to atone for their actions and to organize marches around the world. Holocaust survivor Noah Kliger...more

The Joint Struggle of Germans and Survivors

– this was the headline in the Israeli newspaper “Maariv” on May 25, 2017 reporting on the first March of Life in Israel. 50 descendants of Nazi perpetrators walked to...more

A Powerful Statement Against Modern Anti-Semitism

Around the time of the Jewish Holocaust Memorial Day, Yom haShoah, thousands of people took to the streets in Marches in Asuncion, Basel, Belfast, Berlin, Bogota, Cordoba,...more

March of Life Honored with the Emil-L.-Fackenheim Award

On April 25, 2017, the Jewish Community of Halle (Germany) awarded the March of Life from Tübingen, Germany with the Emil-L.-Fackenheim Award for Tolerance and Understanding in a...more

You Do a Holy Work! Preparation for the March of Life in Belarus

The consequences of the devastation caused by Germans through the Holocaust and the war of extermination in Belarus are still visible today. What happens when a group of young...more

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Past marches

Poland 2012

Descendants of members of Wehrmacht, police, or SS join Polish descendants of the victims to set a mark against anti-Semitism.more

Latin America 2012

On April 22, believers from different denominations will take to the streets together with the Jewish community for Israel and against anti-Semitism.more

Leipzig 2012

A memorial march honoring the 70th anniversary of the first and largest deportation of Jews from Leipzig was held with Holocaust survivors from Leipzig and with representatives...more

Lithuania 2011

Marches and events in Vilnius, Kaunas and four other cities, 600 participants and reports in national media.more

Latvia 2011

Memorial marches in Riga, Daugavpils und three other cities, 800 people on the street, cooperation with Rabbi Barkahan and "Steps for Life" in Riga.more

USA and Latin America 2011

March of Remembrance in 40 cities in the USA, Latin America and for the first time in Asia, churches making a declaration for Israel.more

USA and Latin America 2010

March of Remembrance for the first time in Washington D.C., 500 people on the street in Lima,Peru, a memorial event on Yom HaShoa.more

Ukraine 2010

Memorial and reconciliation marches in Babi Yar (Kiev) and 16 other cities in the Ukraine, 4000 participants, 100 churches from all denominations.more

USA 2009

The first March of Remembrance, 300 people on the street in Dallas, Jews and Christians honor Holocaust survivors and set a clear mark against modern anti-Semitism.more

Eastern Germany 2008

A symbolic star of David on the former communist part of Germany. 1600 miles, 900 participants from many nations.more

Southern Germany 2007

Following the trails of the death marches from Bisingen near Tuebingen to Dachau, 320 km, 350 participants from 14 nations, media reports in many nations.more

March of Remembrance 2013 USA

On occasion of the international Holocaust Memorial Day (Yom HaShoa), the “March of Remembrance” took place in over 40 US cities on April 6-7, 2013, with a total of more than...more

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