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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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Story of Irena Sendler and children from Warsaw ghetto

In the year 2007, when Al Gore won the Nobel peace prize, one another person who was nominated for the same was this 97 year old woman Irena Sendler who had risked her life to save lives of thousands of children during the Nazi regime. 917 more words



We know about Oskar Schindler, the brave German industrialist who saved Jews under the cruel gaze of Nazism by hiring them in his factory, but many people are unaware of the “female Schindler”, Irena Sendler. 180 more words


Imitate What is Good:

Dear friend, do not imitate what is evil but what is good. Anyone who does what is good is from God. Anyone who does what is evil has not seen God. 316 more words