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Rep. Chris Smith Commemorates Anniversary of the Warsaw Uprising

October 20, 2011

Rep. Chris Smith Chairman of the Helsinki Commission and Co-Chair of the Poland Caucus, commemorated the anniversary of the Warsaw Uprising in his recent speech. »

Blog from New Committee Member David Harris is a Tribute to Karski

October 17, 2011

David Harris, the newest Jan Karski Centennial Steering Committee member, is the Executive Director of the American Jewish Committee and Senior Associate of St. Antony's College, Oxford University. »

Blog Publicizes Jan Karski Campaign

October 12, 2011

The blog "A Polish Son" published by Jan Karski US Centennial Steering Committee member Leonard Kniffel publicizes the Campaign and its US Director. »

US Director Attends Raoul Wallenberg Lunch at US Capitol

September 26, 2011

Jan Karski US Centennial Campaign Director Wanda Urbanska attended the Raoul Wallenberg Gold Medal Commencement Luncheon at the US Capitol. »

US Campaign Director Wanda Urbanska Visits Poland

August 29, 2011

In August, Jan Karski US Campaign Director Wanda Urbanska and website designer Jane Robbins visited Poland. In Warsaw, they met with Polish History Museum partners Ms. Ewa Wierzyńska, Ms. Dorota Szkodzinska, and Mr. Robert Kostro to discuss Campaign strategy, website development and other crucial aspects of the Campaign. »

2011 Jan Karski & Pola Nirenska Prize Awarded

July 12, 2011

The Award Committee of the Jan Karski and Pola Nirenska Prize has announced that Professor Marcin Wodziński of Wrocław, Poland, is the 2011 recipient of the Karski-Nirenska award. Endowed by Professor Jan Karski at the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research in 1992, the $5,000 prize goes to authors of published works documenting Polish-Jewish relations and Jewish contributions to Polish culture. »

Anniversary of Karski Death

July 12, 2011

The eleventh anniversary of Jan Karski's death is on Wednesday, June 13th, 2011. This event is being commemorated by the Polish Museum of Warsaw on their website. »

The Jan Karski US Centennial Campaign Kicks off

May 31, 2011

Consul General Ewa Junczyk-Ziomecka hosted a group of Georgetown University alumni, Polish and Jewish community leaders, and a representative of the Polish History Museum for dinner on May 31 at the Polish Consulate in New York City to kick off a three-year campaign to honor the late Jan Karski. »

Georgetown University Convocation Speech invokes Jan Karski

May 20, 2011

Georgetown University's 2011 Senior Convocation Speech cited Jan Karski as a universal inspiration and symbol of compassion. »

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