Click here to make a donation to underwrite this event. Participants will be part of a world-wide effort to remember and memorialize the 1. For the first time they had the opportunity to discuss and reflect on the most difficult time in human history while engaged in a positive activity — decorating a paper butterfly in memory of a young soul who perished.
The idea was a dream, but the outcome was enormous, and by far exceeded any expectation. Schiller and her students began cutting and decorating paper butterflies, and soon enough media outlets throughout America and beyond spread the word, and paper butterflies from all over the US, Australia, South Africa Butterfly project holocaust Israel started arriving in the mail, mostly from schools, but also from senior homes and individuals, Jewish and non-Jewish alike.
Immediately following, participants will paint the ceramic butterflies.
Many explained it this way: Jan and Cheryl started this as an initiative at San Diego Jewish Academy to take Holocaust education out of the textbook and bring it to life in a way that inspires students to make the world a better place.
Our Day Beginning at Local and National Media covered the project in all of its stages. And most of all, the hands on activity itself impacted students in an unprecedented manner — students expressed that while cutting and coloring their butterfly they sensed a connection to the victims.
Prior to the High Holy Days, we will reveal the installation of our butterflies. Learn more about The Butterfly Project The Butterfly Project is a call to action through the arts, using the lessons of the Holocaust to educate about the dangers of hatred and bigotry through the painting of ceramic butterflies, permanently displayed around the world to memorialize each of the 1.
They set out to create 1. All of our members and friends are invited to join us, along with students of Abraham Ratner Torah School and teens from our USY groups.
Throughout the day at Torah School 9: They planned to display the butterflies on Holocaust Memorial Day Join Our Mailing List Footer.
Additional donations are appreciated and will help to off-set the cost to our Torah School and Youth Department and will also be given to The Butterfly Project to continue their efforts.
Stay up to date with the latest happenings at our synagogue. Teachers and students everywhere were enthusiastic about the project.
Loan 24 Hours The enormous effort to create and collect that amount of paper butterflies enabled students to imagine the magnitude of the loss.
The butterfly resembles the freedom and joy of childhood that the 1. Once our butterflies are painted, representatives from The Butterfly Project will take them to be fired in a kiln and then return them to TIS.Holocaust student projects fill the Imagine Art Gallery; paintings by 6th graders studying it, challenging art from artists exploring what it means.
Taking Flight: The Butterfly Project opens February 12th at Holocaust Museum Houston. #hmhou | See more ideas about Butterfly project, February and Butterflies. Thank you to all the schools, individuals and organizations who have created and sent in butterflies since to remember the children who perished during the Holocaust.
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likes. Create paper butterflies to memoralize the children who passed through. More than 80 Lithuanian schools commemorated International Holocaust Remembrance Day on January with the "Butterfly Project." The project, initiated this year, is meant to commemorate the million children who perished in the Holocaust.
Lithuanian teachers were encouraged to talk with. Jan 30, · The grandiose metamorphosis of this project was unanticipated, stemming from a collaborative effort between local teachers and Holocaust Museum Houston employees to educate children about the.
The Butterfly Project, which also has locations at the Tucson Jewish Community Center, the Children’s Museum, Congregation Chaverim, Tucson Medical Center, and the Holocaust History Museum, is open to everyone.Download