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From 15.2. to 17.2.2019 organizers, coordinators and supporters of the March of Life from 20 nations came together for the 4th International March of Life Conference in Tübingen.more

Path-breaking changes for March of Remembrance

During his recent trip to the US March of Life founder Jobst Bittner had a series of meetings in Houston, TX that resulted in path-breaking changes for the March of Remembrance -...more

March of Life Musical Tour through Israel

From Dec. 22 to Dec. 28, 2018 a group from March of Life in Germany will bring the Musical “Exodus 1947” to schools and public places in Israel. more

Over a thousand Participants joining the March of Life in Ecuador

On 18 November 2018 the first March of Life took place in Ecuador (Guayaquil). more

The March of Life is Mourning the Dead of Pittsburgh

We are deeply disturbed by the terrible attack against the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh and our thoughts and prayers are with the families and friends of the 11 victims.more

Changes in the Executive Committee of the March of Life Association

The Founder and President of the international March of Life movement Jobst Bittner has stepped down as chairman of the March of Life Association. The former Member of the Board...more

Israel: March of the Nations 2019 compact 

Save the Date! June 18 – June 20, 2019 more

United to be a Light - 'March of Life Morning' in Tübingen

Sun 04.11.18 at 11am – 1.30pm in TOS Conference Center, Tübingen more


On 16.9.2018 the third March of Life took place in Krakow. Irek and Maryla Czubak, who are part of the Polania Foundation, organized this March. At the launch ceremony in the...more


The March of Life in Turku, Finlandmore

Rise for Israel in Paraguay

The planned relocation of the Paraguayan Embassy in Israel to Tel Aviv is a devastating signal.more

March of Life House Israel

Come to the March of Life House in Caesarea and participate in a Shalom House.more

United to be a Light

6000 Participants from all over the World at the March of the Nations in Jerusalemmore

March of Life Day with MK Yehudah Glick

“You don’t have to be Right or Left to join the March of Life. The March of Life unites all nations. From here should come a message of life, of peace and of love,” said the...more

When People Determine the Value of Human Life...

The Systematic Mass Murder of the Holocaust began with disabled and mentally ill people in Castle Grafeneck in south-western Germany. March of Life held an official remembrance...more

Jewish-Christian Cultural Week on Hanukkah

Hanukkah has been publicly celebrated in Tuebingen since 2004. This year the March of Life celebrated the Jewish Festival of Lights, which remembers the rededication of the second...more

70 Years of the State of Israel: “From the Shoah to New Life!”

March of the Nations in Jerusalem on a Historical Date. By Jobst Bittnermore

“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


Organizers and friends from all over the world came to Tuebingen on March 3rd – 5th, 2017 for the 2nd March of Life Conference.more

The March of Life Movement made it to France!

The first "Veil of Silence" and "March of Life" Seminar in France took place on January 21, 2017. At the invitation of pastors, Jean Luis Jabin and David Cohen, 40 participants...more

Taking the Message of the March of Life to Schools in Israel

In December 2016, group of young adults whose ancestors were Nazi perpetrators visited schools in Be’erSheva and Ashdod to speak about their personal family stories and report...more

#WeRemember Campaign

We call, on the occasion of tomorrow's International Holocaust Remembrance Day, to join the #WeRemember campaign of the World Jewish Congress in order to remember the 6...more

March of Life on Israeli News

Yediot Aharonot, Israel’s newspaper with the widest circulation, as well as the Hebrew news-portal Ynet reported about the encounter between descendants of Nazi perpetrators and...more

Honouring the celebrated Holocaust Researcher Gideon Greif

Last Thursday, March of Life e.V. presented the first March of Life Award in Jerusalem. It was awarded to internationally renowned Auschwitz Historian, Professor Dr. Gideon Greif.more

March of Life in Guayaquil (Ecuador)

On 9 November 2016 the March of Life Guayaquil in Ecuador took place to mark the occasion of the commemoration of the 'Night of Broken Glass' or 'Pogrom Night'. more

Commemoration Event in Lima

To commemorate the six million Jews murdered in the Holocaust a commemoration event was held on November 9th in La Victoria, a district of the city of Lima.more

International TV reports about the March of Life

i24 News English reports about the March of Life Movement and the HaTikvah video. The singers from the Hatikvah video are interviewed and share about their family stories and how...more

“Marsz Pamieci i Zycia“ in Krakow

Holocaust history in Krakow was made world-famous by the movie Schindler's List. On September 11th, 2016, a March of Life took place in Krakow for the very first time and came to...more

400,000 clicks on Youtube and Facebook

“A remarkable gesture: descendants of the Nazi Regime´s perpetrators sing Israel´s national hymn HaTikvah (The Hope)”more

March of Life team in France

"French intercessorers have been praying for a day like this for years!"more

“Marsz Zycia ku pojednaniu“ in Kielce

70 years after the infamous pogrom against Jewish Holocaust survivors in Kielce/Poland, on July 3rd 2016, a "March of Life for Reconciliation" took place with 400...more

First Marches of Life in Switzerland

The very first Marches of Life in Switzerland took place on May 4th and May 5th, 2016 on the occasion of Yom HaShoah.more

Marches of Life on Occasion of Yom haShoah as a Statement Against Anti-Semitism and for Israel

On occasion of Yom haShoah around the time of May 5, 2016, numerous Marches of Life took place in Berlin, Leipzig, Dresden, and Tübingen, as well as in many other cities in...more

Simon Wiesenthal Center supporting the March of Life

Rabbi Abraham Cooper, deputy director of the Simon Wiesenthal Center met March of Life Initiator Jobst Bittner and his wife Charlotte in Los Angeles and was very impressed by the...more

First March of Life in Belfast Attracts National Attention

Sunday the 1st of May 2016 at 3pm heralded the first March of Life in the UK with more than 200 people marching through the streets of central Belfast to commemorate Yom HaShoah,...more

Marches of Life around the time of Yom haShoah

Between May 1-8 in Germany and Europe - is your city involved? Find out more and take part!more

Galveston proclaims “March of Remembrance“ Day

The city of Galveston proclaimed the March of Remembrance, April 16, 2016 the official Day of Remembrance of the Holocaust for the city of Galveston in 2016. 400 people...more

March of the Nations for Israel 2018

Find out more about the MARCH OF THE NATIONS in Israel in May 2018.more

Member of Knesset Oded Forer Visits Tuebingen

On the March 7, 2016 Member of Knesset Oded Forer spoke at the March of Life event about the relationship between Israel and Germany: learning from the past to gain inspiration...more

Annual Marches of Life on Yom haShoah

The first March of Life conference in Tuebingen was attended by 400 participants, including organizers of marches from all over Germany, Austria, Hungary, France, Poland, Belarus,...more


More than 1,000 participants gathered 70 years after the end of WWII and 50 years after the resumption of Israeli-German relations on May 10, 2015 for the March of Life in Berlin....more

March of Life Movement honored by Israeli Knesset

In 2011 and 2015, the Israeli Knesset honored the March of Life Movement for its special efforts and support of Holocaust survivors. Sunday, May 10, 2015, marked 70 years after...more

Joint Statement of Poles and Germans for Reconciliation and Against Hatred and Anti-Semitism

On January 17, 1945 the death marches in Auschwitz marked the beginning of the last horrific chapter of the Holocaust. 70 years later, on January 17 and 18, 2015, approximately...more


The banners read “No To Anti-Semitism“ or “Raise Your Voice Against Jew Hatred“ More than 600 people marched from the Memorial of the former Synagogue that had been destroyed in...more

“A Prime Example for Working through the Past”

In the month of April this year, the March of Life took place in Hungary, Austria, the United States, and Paraguay in 60 cities with a total of more than 5,000 participants,...more

Paraguay: After the March of Life – Re-opening of Israeli Embassy After Eight Years

Following the Marches of Life in 2011/2012 connected with numerous seminars on the Veil of Silence and national repentance and reconciliation events, there has been a significant...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

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

Breaking the Veil of Silence

The new book by Jobst Bittner about the message behind the March of Life. Check out and pre-order now.more

70 Years Sportpalast Speech

On February 18, 2013, exactly 70 years after Joseph Goebbels’s infamous Sportpalastrede, a big memorial event was held in the Glass Courtyard at the Jewish Museum Berlin.more

President of German Parliament endorses MoL

"So valuable and so important ... I hope that many people will be ready to be moved by this idea and that over the next years, there will be many more 'Marches of Life'."more

"An Important Contribution to the Process of German-Polish Reconciliation.”

These were the words of Wlodzimiersz Karpinski, state secretary in the Polish Ministry of Administration talking about the March of Life in Poland.more

March of Life awarded in the Knesset

At a ceremony in honor of international evangelical supporters of Israel on November 22, 2011, TOS Ministries received an award for their outstanding help and support of Holocaust...more

Your donation for the March of Life

Help us to break the silence in more nations all over Europe.more

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

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

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 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

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

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