The Butterfly Project Updates


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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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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¡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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Introducing In Our Hands Teacher Training: The Butterfly Project’s New Endeavor   Did you know that The Butterfly Project is spreading its wings even wider and embarking on a new endeavor? We are, and we’re so excited to officially announce it! Called In Our Hands Teacher Training, our brand new ½ day teacher-training program represents a significant step for The Butterfly Project.   Globalizing a local experience As we...

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A Wake-Up Call From Charlottesville

A Wake-Up Call From Charlottesville


Posted By on Aug 28, 2017

A Wake-Up Call From Charlottesville By Joe Fab, director of Paper Clips and co-director of NOT The Last Butterfly   Can it be only nine months ago that we were celebrating our just-completed screening of NOT The Last Butterfly at the Virginia Film Festival in Charlottesville? Can it be only nine months ago that Cheryl and I, along with composer Charlie Barnett, basked in the warmth of an attentive movie audience, the friendly...

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A Special Thank You to Our Education Team By Cheryl Rattner Price, Executive Director & Co-Founder   The Butterfly Project has many champions without whom this work would not be possible. But amongst all of our supporters, we want to take time this month to recognize a special group of women who stand out for all of their hard work, dedication, and tireless commitment to sharing The Butterfly Project’s message with students...

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