Holocaust Education


The Butterfly Project Flies to Germany and Poland By guest author Maren Oom Galarpe, TBP Board Member and Director of the Arts at St. Mary’s School   How do we make the Holocaust accessible to students? What’s at stake, for them, for us, for the world? But equally important, what can we learn from working with one another? – Sondra Perl As an arts educator and perpetual student of life, I carry a great deal of...

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Butterflies Soar in San Diego Schools By guest author Arlene Keeyes, member of The Butterfly Project’s Education Team   This year has seen some new and exciting changes for The Butterfly Project’s Education Team, consisting of Co-Founder and lead teacher, Jan Landau, Arlene Keeyes, Sonia Fox-Ohlbaum, and Judi Gottschalk. First, we have brought in several new speakers, originating from our Speakers Bureau. Next, we...

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Connecting USA & Germany

Connecting USA & Germany


Posted By on Feb 11, 2019

We are sorry, but this post has been removed. Please visit this page to learn more about The Butterfly Project in Germany.   Installation at Bewegte Grundschule, a primary school in Cottbus, Germany.  ...

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A Need for More Holocaust Education By Cheryl Rattner Price, Executive Director & Co-Founder It cannot be stressed enough how important the lessons of the Holocaust are to the future of humanity. For the past six to seven generations, the Holocaust has been taught in classrooms around the country and across the globe to ensure that the world never forgets the atrocities that occurred. And yet, as time goes by and we become more...

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Observing International Holocaust Remembrance Day Every Day By Joe Fab, director of Paper Clips and co-director of NOT The Last Butterfly   After I made Paper Clips, it seemed like everywhere I went people would ask me, “Are you Jewish?” I borrowed the reply that I’d been told Charlie Chaplin gave to that question: “I do not have that honor.” I’m certainly not likening myself in any other way to the master filmmaker, but I find...

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Teaching Lessons from the Holocaust on Kristallnacht By Jan Landau, Co-Founder, Board Member, & Education Team Chair   On November 9, 1938, the windows of thousands of Jewish places of business were smashed and over 1,000 synagogues were burned to the ground in Germany and Austria. Many Jews were murdered and others were sent to concentration camps where they had to endure hard labor. It is believed that Kristallnacht, which...

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