Irena Sendler: Righteous Among Nations

Irena Sendler: Righteous Among Nations

 

 

The story of Irena Sendler went largely unnoticed for many years. Then the story was uncovered by four young students at Uniontown High School, in Kansas, who were the winners of the 2000 Kansas state National History Day competition by writing a play Life in a Jar about the heroic actions of Irena Sendler. The girls - Elizabeth Cambers, Megan Stewart, Sabrina Coons and Janice Underwood - have since gained international recognition, along with their teacher, Norman Conard. The presentation, seen in many venues in the United States and popularized by National Public Radio, C-SPAN and CBS, has brought Irena Sendler's story to a wider public. 

Enactments from Life in a Jar

 

The students continue their prize-winning dramatic presentation Life in a Jar. They have established an e-mail address This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


Source: Jewish Virtual Library; http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/jsource/biography/irenasendler.html

 

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