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A New Program Takes Flight at The Butterfly Project! By Cheryl Rattner Price, Executive Director & Co-Founder   In 2006, Jan Landau and I started Zikaron V’Tikvah (Hebrew for Remembrance & Hope), which is now called The Butterfly Project. It began with the idea to take Holocaust education out of the history books and provide a way for students to process these difficult stories through the use of expressive arts....

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¡Viva México! Kadimatón and The Butterfly Project By Rebeca Besquin, member of The Butterfly Project’s Board of Directors   Every November, Kadimatón, a fundraiser for Kadima (an organization for people with special needs and/or handicapped) takes place at all schools within the Jewish community in Mexico City, to educate thousands of students about disabilities and diversity. Rebeca Besquin has been committed to expanding...

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A Tale of Two Communities: Long-Lasting Lessons & Permanent Installations   In our 11 years of existence, we have watched The Butterfly Project evolve into a grassroots-gone-global project as our butterflies have traveled around the world and back. We have witnessed our butterflies flutter to far-away places like Israel, Poland, Mexico, Uruguay, Czech Republic, Latvia, Peru, and of course many, many cities here in the United...

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