Irena Sendler was a Polish nurse. She rescued approximately 2,500 Jewish children by smuggling them out of the Warsaw Ghetto. It was a great risk and sacrifice because Nazis sentenced to death for any help given to Jewish. Irena Sendler died in 2008, at the age of 98.


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Cieszyn is a beautiful town in the southern Poland known for its rich multicultural history. Here lived Poles, Czechs, and Germans. Before World War II it was also the significant hub of Jewish culture.

Klamra Foundation promotes figure of Irena Sendler by creating murals in cities across Poland. There is no better hero on a mural that will honor the memory of Jewish heritage in Cieszyn, and cohabitation of two nations tragically affected by fate – Poles and Jews.

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Irena Sendler was a Polish nurse

She rescued approximately 2,500 Jewish children by smuggling them out of the Warsaw Ghetto

It was a great risk and sacrifice because Nazis sentenced to death for any help given to Jewish

Irena Sendler died in 2008, at the age of 98

There is no better hero on a mural that will honor the memory of Jewish heritage in Cieszyn

Mural: Klamra Foundation | Dariusz Paczkowski | Aneta Paszek

Foto, Video: Jakub Połomski