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Butterfly Trail connects seven Holocaust remembrance projects in Tucson

Strings of paired butterflies welcome visitors to the University of Arizona Hillel Foundation. (Photograph by Sara Harelson)

Zikaron V’Tikvah.  Remembrance and hope. These are the words that best reflect the meaning of the The Butterfly Project. The Butterfly Project aims to remember the 1.5 million children who perished in the Holocaust and the hope that through education, nothing this hateful will ever occur again. The Butterfly… Read more »

Tucson’s upcoming Yom HaShoah commemoration: ‘They Were Children Just the Same’

Isaak Koschland, director of Jewish Day School, Ichenhausen, Germany (Courtesy Holocaust History Center)

Child victims will be the focus of the annual community Yom HaShoah commemoration, sponsored by the Jewish Community Relations Council of the Jewish Federation of Southern Arizona, which will be held Sunday, May 1, at 2 p.m. at the Tucson Jewish Community Center. This year’s program, “They Were Children… Read more »