...of the Nobel Peace Prize and salute Irena Sendler for her continued impact on the world.
From the IrenaSendler.org Website:
Protestant kids from rural Kansas, discover a Polish Catholic woman, who saved Jewish children. Irena Sendler and students from Uniontown, Kansas, they both have chosen to repair the world (Tikkun Olam).
Thank you for visiting irenasendler.org, the website honoring Irena Sendler, the project, 'Life in a Jar,' and projects teaching respect of all people. Life in a Jar is a 501 c 3 non-profit foundation. Read on and use the many links ion the left side, plus the four headings at the top, to learn more about the powerful story of Irena Sendler, Holocaust heroine, who saved 2,500 children in the Warsaw Ghetto and the Kansas students who re-discovered her. The courageous and beautiful story of Irena Sendler is told below.
Students from rural Kansas, discover a Catholic woman, who saved Jewish children. Few had heard of Irena Sendlerowa in 1999, now after over 225 presentations of Life in a Jar in the U.S. and around the world, a web site with huge usage, a Nobel Peace Prize nomination, and world-wide media attention, Irena is known to the world. (the author of Irena's life story says," Everybody I talked to in working on this book, said that international and Polish interest in Irena Sendler's activities was begun and provoked by the activities of the Kansas girls.")
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