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Katyn Memorial Commemoration Held in Baltimore

April 30, 2013

Two Karski representatives attended the Katyn Remembrance at the Katyn Memorial over the weekend. Giordano “Gerry” Chiaruttini and Jane Robbins were touched by the ceremony commemorating the deaths of over 22,000 Poles in 1940. »

The 99th Birthday of Jan Karski Commemorated

April 25, 2013

In commemoration of what would have been Jan Karski’s 99th birthday, a wreath laying and prayers were recited at his grave at Mt. Olivet Cemetery. »

Commemoration of Karski Journey from Warsaw to London

April 21, 2013

A commemoration of Jan Karski's treacherous journey during World War II to London to inform British leaders of the terrors of occupied Poland was held at Georgetown University’s 2013 John Carroll Weekend. »

Karski Exhibit Opens in the City Where He was Born

April 20, 2013

The elegant Poznanski Palace was the site of the official opening of the exhibition “The world knew. Jan Karski's mission for humanity”. »

Celebration of the Publication of Karski book at Georgetown University

March 21, 2013

A tribute to Jan Karski was held on March 18 at Georgetown University, the institution with which Karski was associated for over forty years. The event celebrated the publication of the new US edition of his 1944 classic, “Story of a Secret State” by Georgetown University Press. »

Speech about Karski at the French Consulate in Krakow

March 14, 2013

Jan Karski and his legacy were the focus of a meeting in Kraków on Friday, March 8, at the Consulate General of France. Over 30 people – French citizens living and working in Kraków from the organization Cracovie Accueil – gathered for the presentations about the legendary courier of the Polish Underground. »

Exhibition Held at the Sejm, the Polish Parliament

March 10, 2013

On the 6th of March, the official opening of the “Jan Karski. The World Knew” exhibition opened in Warsaw. It was organized by the Polish History Museum with cooperation with the Jan Karski Educational Foundation. »

President Lech Walesa on Jan Karski: “Poland needs heroes”

February 13, 2013

Former Polish President Lech Wałęsa granted an exclusive 20-minute interview to Jan Karski Educational Foundation President Wanda Urbanska earlier this month while the two attended the 41st annual Polonaise Ball. »

International Holocaust Remembrance Day

February 6, 2013

To commemorate International Holocaust Remembrance Day on January 27, the US Holocaust Memorial Museum sponsored a program in conjunction with the Polish Embassy, "Captain Witold Pilecki and the Resistance in Auschwitz." »

Ambassador Schnepf Is Guest of Honor at Karski Luncheon

January 26, 2013

Consul General Ewa Junczyk-Ziomecka hosted an elegant luncheon on January 23 at the Polish Consulate in New York to celebrate the opening of an exhibition the previous evening at the United Nations, “The World Knew: Jan Karski’s Mission for Humanity.” »

United Nations Exhibit About Karski Opens in New York

January 23, 2013

A new United Nations exhibit opened today that features Jan Karski and his mission, as part of the UN's commemoration of Holocaust Remembrance Events. »

The word Poland has become synonymous with success!

January 21, 2013

Her Excellency Beata Stelmach, Undersecretary of State at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Poland, declared to a sell-out audience at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs: “The word ‘Poland’ has become synonymous with success.” »

New Edition of Karski Book Available at Discount; First Review Published

January 18, 2013

Georgetown University Press is bringing out a new edition of Karski's wartime book Story of a Secret State this spring, and you can order at a discount. »

Maryland Educators Welcome Jan Karski Educational Foundation

January 10, 2013

The Community College of Baltimore County recently hosted a reception for Maryland Holocaust educators that highlighted the legacy of Dr. Jan Karski. »

Jan Karski Educational Foundation Launches in Chicago

December 2, 2012

The Jan Karski Educational Foundation grew out of the successful Jan Karski US Centennial Campaign which, on May 29, 2012, reached its goal of obtaining a Presidential Medal of Freedom for the late Jan Karski. On that date, the posthumous award was conferred on the Polish Underground hero by President Obama at a White House ceremony. »

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