Janusz Korczak alias Henryk Goldszmit – Poland (1877 – 1942)

Linked with The Janusz Korczak International News, with JKB Korczak Prize in Burundi: Encouraging peace, and with Center for the Protection of Children, Bishkek.

Janusz Korczak, the pen name of Henryk Goldszmit (July 22, 1877 – August 1942):


Janusz Korczak alias Henryk Goldszmit – Poland (1877 – 1942)

The video: Story of a Hero, Janusz Korczak … , 3.32 min, Added: May 19, 2007.

A voice for the child.

King of children, July 23, 2008.

From 1911, Janusz Korczak led the orphan house, Dom Sierot. He developed the ideas of a peaceful and classless society. In 1919, he created another children’s house called, Nasz Dom, which means “our house.” Janusz was always fighting for a better community and education for the children. He was a principal for the children houses, a doctor, a publisher of a children’s newspaper, as well as an author. Korczak was also an expert witness in the district court of minors. In this position, he always sided with the children … (full text).

Yad Vashem marks 66 years since the murder of Janusz Korczak and the children, August 6, 2008.

Find him also on the polnish wikipedia; on about.com; on Britannica Online Encyclopedia; on Warsawghetto; as Dr Henryk Goldszmit (Janusz Korczak) 1878-1942; as stamp (scroll down): Dr Henryk Goldszmit (Janusz Korczak) 1878-1942; on Encyclopedia /Henryk Goldszmit; on Science surf; in the book: The King Of Children, as Henryk Goldszmit.

Find him in other languages:

Znak Zorro: dziesięć na dziesięć, August 01, 2008

Rocznica urodzin Korczaka on wiadomosci.onet, 21.07.2008.

Rocznica urodzin Janusza Korczaka on kurierwilenski.lt, July 21, 2008.


Ambitny do bólu – już za miesiąc Festiwal Dialogu Czterech Kultur w nowej formule, August 03, 2008.

„Własna” kultura, August 04, 2008.

Janusz-Korczak- Realschule ging kunterbunt in die Luft, August 11, 2008.

Was Kindern zusteht: 16-bändige Korczak-Edition komplett, August 14, 2008.

Schule mit Auszeit-Raum, August 06, 2008.

Find publications about him on Wiesenthal.com; on polnish wikipedia; on amazon; on Google Images-search; on wikipedia /selected writings; on Google Video-search; on Google Book-search; on Google Scholar-search; on Google Group-search; on Google Blog-search.


Janusz Korczak International News;

Janusz Korczak Communication Center in german, with a link to polish site (russian and english may work later);

Ojemba Productions presents KORCZAK at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2005;

Korczak’s Orphans opera by Adam Silverman and Susan Gubernat;

I’m small, but important, the German Documentary by Walther Petri and Konrad Weiss;

The Janusz Korczak Living Heritage Association;

Obama Dons Yarmulke at Yad Vashem; Peres Praises His “Moving Humanity”, July 23, 2008;

U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Senator Barack Obama pauses during a ceremony in Janusz Korczak Square at Yad Vashem Holocaust Museum in Jerusalem, July 23, 2008 (script under photo).

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