JFSA recruiting for 2012 March of the Living

On, Monday, May 2, more than 10,000 high school students and Holocaust survivors from around the world will take part in the 2011 March of the Living, walking three kilometers from Auschwitz to Birkenau.

The event will air live at 9 a.m. on Jewish Life Television on cable and satellite systems nationwide, and stream online at www.jltv.tv.

The broadcast will include the Bar Mitzvah of Holocaust survivor Branko Lustig, Academy Award-winning producer of “Schindler’s List.” Steven Spielberg will participate in the broadcast.

Rabbi Stephanie Aaron of Tucson’s Congregation Chaverim and three other local adults will participate in the march this year.

The Jewish Federation of Southern Arizona’s Coalition for Jewish Education, which takes teen participants in even-numbered years, is accepting applications for the 2012 March of the Living trip, which will be held April 15-29. For information, contact Sharon Glassberg, CJE director, at 577-9393, ext. 122 or sglassberg@jfsa.org.