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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. »
The elegant Poznanski Palace was the site of the official opening of the exhibition “The world knew. Jan Karski's mission for humanity”. »
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. »
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. »
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. »
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. »
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.” »
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. »
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.” »
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. »
The Community College of Baltimore County recently hosted a reception for Maryland Holocaust educators that highlighted the legacy of Dr. Jan Karski. »
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. »