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...

News of the Week 04/06/21

This year will mark the 22nd year for Life in a Jar: the Irena Sendler Project.  A special recognition:  From the day we first arrived in Poland to meet with Irena through recent journeys, Rabbi Michael Schudrich has always been a tremendous help with knowledge and...

News of the Week 02/25/21

On February 15, 1910, Irena Sendler was born in Warsaw, Poland. She spent much of her childhood in Otwock, Poland, just outside of Warsaw. Her father operated a sanatorium in this small town. Irena would move back to Warsaw as a young woman, graduate from the...