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Irena Sendler was born in Warsaw on February 15th, 1910 and is credited with saving the lives of 25,000 Jewish children during the Holocaust.




Robert and Maureen McQuillan share…

February already! If God were to judge our 2016 life achievements by a row of 12  candles that had been lit in anticipation, he’d be reminding us that one is already snuffed out and we’ve only eleven more before the year is gone. 1,168 more words


Jars of Hope - Multicultural Children's Book Day 2016

January 27, 2016

Today I am a book reviewer for the Multicultural Children’s Book Day (MCCBD). The official hashtag is #ReadYourWorld. It was founded… 771 more words

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Carl Laemmle Honored for Saving Lives During the Holocaust

November 9-10 commemorates the anniversary of Kristallnacht, the Night of Broken Glass, when mobs attacked Jewish synagogues and businesses in Germany and Austria on those dates in 1938, murdering and maiming thousands of Jews in the process.  324 more words

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Irena Sendler - unsung heroine of World War II who saved 2,500 Jewish children

The story of Oskar Schindler, who saved the lives of 1,200 Jews during World War II, is known to everyone, but a social worker saved 2,500 Jewish children in Warsaw, and remains relatively unknown. 628 more words

Irena Sendler

The unsung Holocaust heroine who saved thousands

During WWII, Irena Sendler, a Polish Catholic social workers, organized a rescue network to save 2,500 Jewish children from death. Sendler was unknown until three high school girls from a poor town in Kansas stumbled upon the story and wrote a historical play about her for National History Day that they called Life in Jar. 85 more words


Book review: The Safest Lie, by Angela Cerrito

Cerrito, Angela. The safest lie. Holiday House, 2015. $16.95. ISBN: 978-0-8234-3310-0. Gr. 5+. P8 Q8

Anna Bauman is a nine year-old Jewish girl the year that she is smuggled out of the Warsaw ghetto by Irena Sendler. 73 more words

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