LIAJ News of the Week 10/20/21

LIAJ News of the Week 10/20/21 On October 20, 1943, the Nazis arrested Irena Sendler and sent her to be interrogated and tortured at a holding cell. Then she was sent to Pawiak Prison. There they tortured her, trying to get her to reveal the names of her associates....

LIAJ News of the Week 9/23/21

LIAJ News of the Week 9/23/21   It has been 22 years since Life in a Jar: The Irena Sendler Project started. Students at a small rural Kansas High School began a project for the National History Day program on September 23, 1999.After 22 years, the story...

LIAJ News of the Week 9/1/21

LIAJ News of the Week 9/1/21 Between 1939 and 1942, Irena, along with friends and colleagues, made over 3,000 false documents to help hundreds of Jewish families escape the ghetto, saving many lives. She then joined the underground Polish organization, Zegota, in...

LIAJ News of the Week: 6/17/21

Today, Norm and Megan were interviewed by Carlos with the European Parliament podcast.  The interview should air in October. We will share the link when it is available. The Irena Sendler exhibit at the Lowell Milken Center for Unsung Heroes in Fort Scott, KS, has a...

News of the Week 05/14/2021

May 12, 2008 – Irena Sendler passed away, but her legacy continues worldwide. Thirteen years have passed, yet her courage and valor still set an example for people everywhere. This story of the power of one person to change the world is more important than ever...