(photo: Yossi Zeliger)  

(photo: Yossi Zeliger)  

By Steve Linde - April 8, 2018

Originally appeared here in the Jerusalem Post

President Reuven Rivlin will lead the International March of the Living procession in Poland this year as the organization marks its 30th anniversary under the theme, “From Holocaust to Redemption.”

Among the more than 12,000 participants from around the world expected to march the 3.2-km. (2-mile) path from Auschwitz to Birkenau on Holocaust Martyrs’ and Heroes’ Remembrance Day on April 12, a week before Israel’s 70th anniversary, will be Yad Vashem Council chairman Rabbi Yisrael Meir Lau and the heads of all Israel’s security forces – the IDF, the Israel Police, the Mossad and Shin Bet (Israel Security Agency).

“Every facet of this march is historic,” Rivlin said. Read More