Category: 2018

  • Tykocin, Lupochowa Forest, Treblinka (Day 3)

    Posted by wpdev on April 10, 2018 | Share

    The day started early at 6 am. After breakfast, the bus headed for Tykocin, a seemingly typical Polish village but with a dark past. In August of 1941, after pushing deep into Soviet territory, the Nazis lined up the 1400 Jewish residents of the town in the main square. The women and children were forced into trucks and the…

  • Today, after a long day of traveling, we finally arrived in Warsaw. As we took our first steps on Polish soil, I felt excited to start our journey and visit a country that has played such a crucial role in Jewish history. From the terminal, we started to drive through Warsaw with our tour guide, Peppi. Immediately, we all…

  • CVG Send Off, LGA, JFK, Flight to Warsaw (Day 1)

    Posted by wpdev on April 09, 2018 | Share

    The morning started off amazing! The travelers prayer and goodbye remarks were really meaningful. For me, I was a lot less nervous than I thought I would be. After just the first flight, I’m already having a blast! Today’s great start has gotten me even more excited for the coming days.I feel like there are going to be so…

  • The Mayerson JCC (“the J”) will send a delegation of 25 teens and three adult leaders to Poland and Israel from April 8-22, 2018, to participate in the annual March of the Living. The March begins in Poland, where the group will join other groups from around the world on April 12 to march from Auschwitz to Birkenau, the…