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Chuck Fishman Photography Exhibit: A Portrait of Polish Jews
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12th Human Rights and a Just Society Symposium
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Tenth Independent Documentary Film Festival in New York features Karski film

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“His Words Fell on Deaf Ears.”

“His Words Fell on Deaf Ears.”

March 17, 2015

Brooklyn College Library of the City University of New York hosts a reception on the occasion of the opening of the exhibit "The World Knew: Jan Karski’s Mission for Humanity."

Karski Legacy Shared at Raleigh Jewish Community Center

Karski Legacy Shared at Raleigh Jewish Community Center

February 11, 2015

On Wednesday February 11th the Jewish Federation of Raleigh-Cary hosted Wanda Urbanska, President of the Jan Karski Educational Foundation, to speak on the life and legacy of Jan Karski over luncheon.

Georgetown Leadership Seminar called “truly enlightening and valuable”

Georgetown Leadership Seminar called “truly enlightening and valuable”

January 23, 2015

Rafał Siemianowski, a young Polish diplomat working at the Polish Embassy in London, was the first recipient of the Jan Karski scholarship sponsored by the Jan Karski Educational Foundation to participate in the Georgetown Leadership Seminar 2014 organized by the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University.

“I cannot wait to read 'Story of a Secret State'!”

“I cannot wait to read 'Story of a Secret State'!”

December 10, 2014

Wanda Urbanska presented a Karski workshop at the Westchester Lower Hudson Council for the Social Studies Annual Conference to middle and high school teachers.

Spirit of Jan Karski Award Goes to Senator McCain

Spirit of Jan Karski Award Goes to Senator McCain

November 25, 2014

Over 200 guests gathered at the Consulate General of the Republic of Poland on November 20 at the Jan Karski Educational Foundation Annual Gala to celebrate the work of the foundation and honor the recipient of the 2014 Spirit of Jan Karski Award, Senator John McCain.

Senator John McCain Accepts Award and Praises Karski

Senator John McCain Accepts Award and Praises Karski

November 22, 2014

Senator John McCain accepted the Spirit of Jan Karski Award at the JKEF reception on Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014. Fox TV News also covered the speech in a nationwide broadcast.

Karski Conference Tackles Tough Issues in Warsaw

Karski Conference Tackles Tough Issues in Warsaw

November 15, 2014

Warsaw, Poland - The two-day conference "Jan Karski: Memory and Responsibility" held on November 5-6 at the University of Warsaw gathered an impressive group of scholars, political leaders, journalists and filmmakers to tackle numerous difficult themes including: Christians and the Holocaust; the evolution of Polish identity; and overcoming the taboo in Polish culture about the Holocaust.

Strathairn as Karski Mesmerizes Theater-Goers in Poland

Strathairn as Karski Mesmerizes Theater-Goers in Poland

November 7, 2014

On October 29 and 30, Polish theatre-goers had the chance to see a new incarnation of "Remember This: Walking with Jan Karski," a dramatic reading starring Oscar-nominated actor David Strathairn as Karski.

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