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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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Poznan Philharmonic Honors Jan Karski with Stirring Concert

Poznan Philharmonic Honors Jan Karski with Stirring Concert

October 29, 2014

A concert entitled “An Unfinished Mission” was presented by the Poznań Philharmonic at Adam Mickiewicz University on October 24 to mark the 100th anniversary of Jan Karski’s birth.

Senator McCain to Receive Spirit of Jan Karski Award

Senator McCain to Receive Spirit of Jan Karski Award

October 22, 2014

The Jan Karski Educational Foundation announced today that Senator John McCain has been chosen as the 2014 recipient of the Spirit of Jan Karski Award. This award -- the foundation's highest honor -- is presented annually to an individual who has distinguished himself in defending human rights, speaking out against aggression, and on behalf of the integrity of ethnic and religious groups and sovereign nations.

Karski Exhibit Opens in Buffalo with Speech, Fanfare

Karski Exhibit Opens in Buffalo with Speech, Fanfare

October 21, 2014

A diverse group gathered at the Central Branch of the Buffalo & Erie County Public Library on October 16 to celebrate the opening of The World Knew: Jan Karski's Mission for Humanity, which will be on display until November 16.

Buy tickets to the second JKEF Reception in New York

Buy tickets to the second JKEF Reception in New York

October 19, 2014

There are two ticket choices for our exciting November 20th reception this year.

Claremont Conference on Karski Debates R2P

Claremont Conference on Karski Debates R2P

October 3, 2014

On September 26 and 27, 2014, The European Union Center of California hosted a lively international conference on the occasion of the Jan Karski centennial, called "Exploring the Concept and Application of the Responsibility to Protect (R2P)."

Music and Theater Delight Loyola Conference Audience

Music and Theater Delight Loyola Conference Audience

September 29, 2014

Many cultural events that accompanied the Loyola Conference in Chicago allowed everyone to reflect and enjoy. The conference included the screening of two films about WWII and a splendid concert of Polish classical and cabaret music. A new play about Karski followed the next day.

Loyola University Chicago Hosts Ground-Breaking Karski Conference

Loyola University Chicago Hosts Ground-Breaking Karski Conference

September 25, 2014

Chicago, IL – The Jan Karski 2014 International Conference on Memory and Responsibility, organized by Loyola University Chicago in cooperation with the Jan Karski Educational Foundation, was deemed "a remarkable success" by conference participants who spoke enthusiastically about the caliber of the presentations and discussions.

Polish American Chamber of Commerce and IWA Members Hear about Karski

Polish American Chamber of Commerce and IWA Members Hear about Karski

September 23, 2014

Jan Karski Educational Foundation President Wanda Urbanska shared the foundation's mission at the regular monthly membership mixer of the Polish American Chamber of Commerce (PACC) as part of Jan Karski Days in Chicago.

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