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...

News of the Week 4/28/20

80 years ago the world was ablaze with WWII and the beginnings of the Holocaust. Germany was invading more of Europe this month, in May of 1940, the Battle of Britain would begin. Dunkirk was only days ahead.  The world was suffering in a tremendous manner, and today...

News of the Week 4/3/20

We are thinking of our special Life in a Jar family from around the world during this time. We hope you all are staying safe and healthy. Irena was a light in the darkness during the Holocaust. We remember Irena Sendler by being points of lights and sewing seeds...