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Butterfly Book Sculpture - Artist David Kracov
This is so beautiful! This metal (yes, metal!) sculpture was created as an award for a Rabbi that saved thousands of children from the Chernobyl didaster. Click through to see the artist creating the sculpture.
This image is a sculpture called it "Book of Life" inspired by the extraordinary life of Rabbi IOSIS Raichik, a man who saved thousands of children's lives from the devastating effects of the Chernobyl disaster. The sculpture, made of metal, has pages filled with words moving, and has a rain of butterflies representing 2547 children helped to begin a new life. Artist David Kracov. (Translated from http://trafegandoronseis.blogspot.com)
The Book of Life (metalwork) by David Kracov. David Kracov was commissioned to create an award to be given in honor of and named for Rabbi Yossi Raichik. This is his award, called the "Book of Life" and symbolizes the lives of the 2,547 children he helped to save during World War II, each child's life is represented as a butterfly.