Tag Archives: Warsaw Ghetto

Seventy years on…

The article I have posted below is one that I wrote for Shabbat Shalom, the half-yearly synagogue newsletter for the Etz Chaim Synagogue in Leeds, where my parents were members. I wrote it with the Jewish festival of Pesach (Passover) … Continue reading

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Confessions of a Butterfly

To mark the 70th anniversary year of the deportation of Janusz Korczak from the Warsaw ghetto,and in support of the Gisimba Orphanage in Kigali, Rwanda, the play Confessions of a Butterfly will be on at the Lion and Unicorn Theatre, … Continue reading

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Janusz Korczak: the teacher’s teacher

Janusz Korczak is a hero of mine. Although I knew something of his Holocaust story from the Imperial War Museum’s Reflections teaching pack, it wasn’t until a visit to Warsaw in 2007 that I came to understand the breadth and … Continue reading

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