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  • Shoah Tale Rescues a Rescuer

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    November 4, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    Working as a Catholic social worker in the underground network Zegota during World War II, Irena Sendler headed an operation to smuggle Jewish children out of the Warsaw ghetto. Over 16 months, her volunteers spirited youngsters out in sacks, suitcases or body bags, through sewers,...