Irena Sendler

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  • Irena Sendler Speech

    history or ideas, the very first thing you learn about them is their name of that human being with a heartbeat and with feelings. So, I would like to introduce you to Irena Sendler, a Catholic, Polish woman, who turned away from her work as a social worker to help the Jewish community being forced into the ghettos by helping the ill. She realized that there is not a person on this earth that deserves to have their heartbeat be muted or their feelings be buried. This 4`11 woman was born in the heart of Poland in a little town that went by the name Otwock. This 99 year of town is were Irena spent many decades of her…

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  • Irena Sendler Research Paper

    and help the Jewish people. Resistance efforts sound more like a group it is but even one person can be a resistance effort. Like Irena Sendler who was a polish nurse that save thousands of Jewish children. So resistance efforts are people who are willing to help people even if it does get them hurt. Irena sendler was born on February 15,1910 in Otwock Warsaw. She was greatly influenced by her father who was one of the first polish socialists. Her father died February 1917 from typhus. After…

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  • Irena Sendler's Life Shaped Their Commitment To Social Justice

    “The world can be better if there is love, tolerance and humility.” Irena Sendler smuggled 2,500 Jewish children out of the Warsaw Ghetto during World War Two. The Warsaw Ghetto, was a new “resettlement” for all Jews, from there, they were sent to concentration camps. Irena became a nurse and would smuggle the children out of the Ghetto using ambulances, potato sacks and more. However, she was caught by the Gestapo, German police, who then broke her limbs. She was sentenced to death but managed…

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  • The Holocaust: The Lasting Time During The Holocaust

    “Can you guarantee they will live?” Sendler responded by saying, “I can guarantee if they stay, they will die.” Sendler still hears the cries of the young children when they parted with their parents in her dreams. Sendler had a jar filled with the childrens’ names who she saved. One night, the Gestapo arrived to Sendler’s home, and Sendler had to hide the lists. Fortunately, one of Sendler’s helpers, who was at her house at the time, hid the list in her clothing. When the Nazis found out about…

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  • Irena Sendler's Efforts To Do Good In The Modern Day

    were being murdered. Irena Sendler was a part of the numerous resistance efforts against the Nazis. Generally, resistance efforts consisted of hiding people in homes, putting up anti-Nazi propaganda, and so on. Irena Sendler stands out among the rest because of her willingness to help others, her endeavor to smuggle children into freedom, and her message that inspires others to do good in the modern day. Irena Sendler, born on February 15, 1910 in Warsaw, was a social worker at Źegota.…

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  • Unveiling Past Heroes: The Holocaust

    Jews shook her into taking immediate action. She consistently visited the Ghetto to provide the prisoners with medicine, food and clothing. However, despite her efforts approximately 5,000 Jews still died with each passing month. Irena Sendler then decided that she had to get the children out to safety and provide them with a new life. With the help of her associates from the Social Welfare Department, she forged hundreds of documents to supply the children with new identities and recruited as…

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  • Irena Jar Of Secrets Analysis

    IRENA’S JARS OF SECRETS Irena’s Jars of Secrets by Marcia Vaughan tells the true story of a Polish social worker, Irena Sendler. She was raised to value the importance of helping others who needed assistance, and she saw a need in the Warsaw ghetto during the Holocaust. As a social worker, she was allowed access into the ghetto, and she was able to come up with clever ways to smuggle children out before they were sent to a death camp. She hid children under stretchers and floorboards in an…

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  • The Importance Of Courage

    For example, when Irena Sendler, a Poland Jew helped get about 2500 children out of a walled in ghetto they were rounded up into by the Nazis during WWII. She was also to sneak food and medicine into the ghetto, leading to her getting tortured and her legs broken. Another example was after the Fukushima disaster when there had to be clean up and containment done, 72 year-old Engineer and cancer survivor Yasuteru Yamada started the Skilled Veterans Corps, a volunteer force of elderly Japanese…

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  • Courage During Wartime

    saved Jews During World War Two” retells his courageous act as, “After the “Kristallnacht” in 1938, the situation for the almost 200,000 Austrian Jews got rapidly more difficult, but in order to leave the country they had to provide proof of emigration, usually a visa from a foreign nation or a valid boat ticket. This, however, was difficult and the Evian Conference, in 1938, where 32 countries had failed to take a stand against Nazi Germany, made this even more complicated. Acting against…

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  • Warsaw Ghetto Uprising Research Paper

    As he started to walk, I shot him in the back and killed him with one shot…I came here and I am a Jew” (Salsitz). Even the Jews that served under Hitler’s rule still tried to help their own kind by killing Nazi Soldiers to continue the hiding of Jews. Life became a free-for-all for anyone that helped the Jewish people. Some chose to hide, some chose to escape. A courageous woman by the name of Irena Sendler spent her time along with few others to help rescue Jews from the Warsaw Ghetto so that…

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