King Matt the First
  • October 22, 2021 | Klau Library Blog | Author:

    Contributed by Margalit Tal, Serials Coordinator

    It is an unfortunate reality of many who died in the Holocaust that their tragic deaths overshadowed their extraordinary lives, and such is the story of Janusz Korczak. While his death elevated him to the status of a legendary saint and martyr, it also diminished his importance by simplifying his impact on the world. Janusz Korczak (born Henryk Goldszmit, 1878-1942) was also a caring pediatric doctor, a protector of orphans, an innovative pedagogue, a prolific and inspirational writer of fiction and non-fiction, a radio personality, as well as an all-around insightful thinker. Read the rest on the library blog