IrenaSendler

Irena Sendler defied the Nazis and saved 2,500 Jewish children by smuggling them out of the Warsaw Ghetto. As a health worker, she sneaked the children out between 1942 and 1943 to safe hiding places and found non-Jewish families to adopt them. [ Virtual Jewish Library –http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/jsource/Holocaust/famousrighteous.html ]