Irena Sendler quote: “I was taught by my father…


“I was taught by my father that when someone is drowning you don’t ask if they can swim, you just jump in and help.”

– Irena Sendler

Irena Sendler
Irena Sendler


Irena Sendler helped save about 2,500 Jewish children during the Holocaust. Please click here to read our story, “Irena Sendler, the woman who helped save 2,500 children from the Holocaust.

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Portrait of Irena taken in 1942 / Wikimedia Commons