Joanna Olczak-Roniker. Janusz Korczak. Pages of biography

The storyline based on the autobiography taken from Janusz Korczak’s diary shows life story of Doctor interlaced with Polish Jews destinies and choices narration.
Young Korczak appears as a young man seeking his own way, young doctor tending to public activity, a teacher proclaiming groundbreaking theories, a writer, a long time head of an Orphanage for Jewish children, an employee at the “Our home” – boarding school for Polish children. Korczak did not support any political party or any ideology. Throughout all his life he was firmly convinced that it is possible to be both a Jew and a Pole. Shortly before his death Janusz Korczak wrote: “I do not want to harm anyone. I am  not able. I do not know how to do it”.

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Janusz Korczak. The Child of Man: Selected Works

The Child of Man is a collection of works by the famous Polish writer, doctor and teacher Janusz Korczak (1878–1942), published in Ukrainian for the first time. Texts of various genres (treatise, drama, diary etc.), compiled by S. Petrovska, demonstrate his child-centric philosophy developed over the harsh twentieth century. The life and works of Janusz Korczak are outstanding treasures of the international humanistic tradition. (more…)