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The March of the Living is a program funded by Jewish Federations of Canada-UIA and by local UJA and CJA Federations.

The March of the Living is a two week educational experience that takes place in Poland and Israel.  Hundreds of Canadian students each year mark two of the most important dates in Jewish History.

On Yom Hashoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day) students participate in a three kilometer March from Auschwitz to Birkenau as a silent tribute to victims of the Shoah. Students observe Yom Ha’zikaron (Israel’s Memorial Day) and celebrate Yom Ha’atzmaut (Israel’s Independence Day) while they are in Israel.

 

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