A Brief Timeline...

2007
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2018

2007

March of Life goes across Germany from Bisingen to Dachau with 300 descendants of Nazis; Holocaust survivors leading the way.

2008

Thousands of Germans take to the streets from Buchenwald to Berlin, in a national campaign of standing with Israel in the former East German Republic.

2009

March of Remembrance launches in 8 cities in the United States.

2010

March of Remembrance is held in front of Congress and in 25 cities of the United States. March of Life unites more than 300 churches to pray in 18 cities in the Ukraine over 3 days.

2011

March of Remembrance expands to 45 cities in the United States, The Philippines, Paraguay, Bolivia, Argentina and Peru. March of Life networks churches of Lithuania for a national campaign held in 8 cities. Both March of Life and March of Remembrance receive the “Friend of Israel” award from the Israeli Knesset. The first annual Van Zandt County, Texas, March of Remembrance is held.

2012

March of Remembrance expands to 52 cities. March of Life holds a national campaign that covers Poland, visiting every major death camp. The first March of Remembrance Houston, hosted by seven churches, was held in the community of Kingwood, Texas.

2013

March of Remembrance expands to 60+ cities, with Houston holding marches in 7 suburbs. Pastor Jobst Bittner’s book, “Breaking the Veil of Silence” is released in German, English and Polish.

2014

March of Life goes to Linz, Austria, the hometown of Adolph Hitler, and marches to Mauthausen-Gusen camps. March of Remembrance and March of Life join March of the Living as 25,000 fill the streets of Budapest, Hungary.

2018

March of Remembrance, March of Life, March of the Living, World Jewish Congress & Helping Hand Coalition combine for the March of the Nations up to Jerusalem for Israel’s 70th anniversary as a modern state.

About the March of Remembrance

About the March of Remembrance

The March of Remembrance is a memorial walk taken annually since 2007 on Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day) or during the month of April to commemorate Holocaust and Genocide Awareness month  to “remember, reconcile and take a stand”. We choose this time as a clear sign against anti-Semitism and because it is a powerful symbol of what happens when people remain silent about indifference and prejudice.

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What It Is: The March of Remembrance Core Assignment

Remembering, Reconciling, Taking a Stand Remembering We honor the Holocaust survivors and let their voices be heard and their story told. It is important in this time when, even in the face of the overwhelming documentation by the Nazis themselves of the reality of the Holocaust, there are so many who deny that the Holocaust even happened or claim that the reports were exaggerated. This

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A March of Remembrance Is Not a Platform for:

Proselytizing, Political Action, Publicity Stunts Proselytizing While the March was started and is led by Christians, partnership and attendance from the Jewish community is essential. The March is not a time of proselytizing to the Jewish people. It is an opportunity for Christians to demonstrate solidarity with the Jewish community in this time of rising anti-Semitism. Tracts and altar calls for salvation are NOT part

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