News of the Week 9/23/20

News of the Week 9/23/20 September 23, 1999 – 21 years ago today A clipping was found in Norm Conard’s classroom by some of his students. That News and World Report article from 1994, entitled “Other Schindlers,” featured several rescuers’ stories from the...

News of the Week 9/4/20

News of the Week 9/4/20 There is a new article in the Humanities: The Magazine of the National Endowment for the Humanities about Irena Sendler, the Kansas students, and their teacher, Norm Conard.    From the article – “In this time of pandemic we...

News of the Week 8/4/20

Remembering Irena and the Summer of 1942:   Irena Sendler’s love for people, especially children, was always evident when speaking to her.   Irena wrote this in a letter to the Life in a Jar students in December 2003.   “The world is still in a fire of tribal, racial...

News of the Week 6/8/20

News of the Week 6/8/20 Irena Sendler believed in equality for all people. She stood up against the Nazis and resisted the persecution of Jewish people.     Take some time and learn more about Irena and her network. They dedicated their lives to helping the people...

News of the Week 5/12/20

This week is the 12th anniversary of Irena Sendler’s passing. May 3, 2008 was the last time members of the Life in a Jar cast and crew was able to spend time with Irena in Warsaw before she passed away on May 12. As we continue to share her story through the...