Miami’s Leo Martin March of the Living
Eligible teens are Jewish high school seniors in Miami-Dade County. Priority goes to students who live in Miami- Dade, attend school in Miami-Dade and/or belong to a Synagogue in Miami-Dade. Typically, students need to have two out of these three items checked off to be considered for our Miami-Dade program (i.e., live and go to school in Miami-Dade or live and belong to a synagogue in Miami-Dade).
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Miami’s Leo Martin March of the Living is an identity-building program that uses Poland and Israel as a platform to study the history of the Holocaust and examine the roots of prejudice, intolerance and hatred. This identity-building opportunity begins with a six-month journey in Miami culminating in a two-week international experience where teens from Miami-Dade join others from around the world to bear witness to the destruction resulting from the Holocaust in Poland and then travel to Israel to rejoice in the Jewish Homeland. On the program, participants commemorate Yom HaShoah [Holocaust Memorial Day] marching from Auschwitz to Birkenau, they observe Yom HaZikaron [Israel’s Memorial Day] and celebrate Yom Ha’Atzmaut [Israel’s Independence Day] in Israel.
Check out this 7-minute video to learn more about this meaningful program.
Check out this 2-minute promotional video about the program.
For more information about Miami's Leo Martin March of the Living, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 305-576-4030 ext. 143