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Marching to Ponary: Marking 80 Years Since Liquidation of the Vilnius Ghetto

Marking the National Memorial Day for the Genocide of Lithuanian Jews, the Prime Minister of Lithuania, Ingrida Šimonytė along with other senior Lithuanian Government officials and the International Commission for the investigation of the Nazis crimes in Lithuania, today (Thursday, 21 September), joined members and leaders of the Lithuanian Jewish community, and Holocaust education and commemoration organization, the International March of the Living, in a symbolic march from the site of the Jewish Ghetto in Vilnius, to the mass grave on the Paneriai (formerly Ponary) suburb of the city. 

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40 Holocaust Survivors, 13,000 Participants Join 35th International March of the Living at Auschwitz 

The annual March of the Living took place today (Tuesday) from Auschwitz I to Auschwitz-Birkenau, marking Israel’s national Holocaust Memorial Day. The March of the Living – taking place for the 35th year – was led by 40 Holocaust Survivors, alongside more than 13,000 participants from 25 countries around the world.

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Sharaka Brings Expanded Arab Delegation to March of the Living

Sharaka, a non-governmental initiative that grows the impact of the Abraham Accords by transforming the vision of people-to-people peace between Israel and its Arab neighbors into a reality, brought 22 Arab participants to this year’s International March of the Living in Poland as part of a first-of-its-kind year-long program that promotes tolerance through Holocaust education.

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Kristallnacht 2021 – “Let There Be Light”

To mark this historical event and to stand in protest against the rise of antisemitic events and hate crimes, International March of the Living announces the continuation of its ‘Let There Be Light’ global initiative and invites individuals, institutions and houses of worship to leave the lights on during the night of November 9th, as a symbol of mutual responsibility and the shared struggle against antisemitism, racism, hatred, and intolerance.

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