Foundation president Wanda Urbanska and Advisory Board member Cheryl Fishbein represented the Jan Karski Educational Foundation at the recent American Jewish Committee (AJC) Global Forum held in Washington DC.
Saint Mary's University in Halifax, Nova Scotia hosted a special evening to unveil The World Knew: Jan Karski's Mission for Humanity at the Patrick Power Library on campus on Thursday, May 8.
Holocaust survivor Barbara Rodbell described the horrors of the Holocaust that she lived through as a teenager in occupied Holland to a crowd of 400 at Jones Auditorium at Meredith College during the North Carolina Holocaust Council's annual Holocaust Commemoration on May 4.
In addition to the April 24 commemoration at Georgetown University in Washington, groups around the world hosted major celebrations for Jan Karski’s 100th birthday.
An exclusive interview with Academy Award nominated actor David Strathairn, who recently played Jan Karski in the Georgetown University stage production Remember This – Walking with Jan Karski.
Georgetown University, where Karski earned his Ph.D. and taught for 40 years, was the site of a lively panel discussion as a centenary tribute to Jan Karski on April 24, entitled “Responsibility to Protect.”
A special breakfast hosted by the Jan Karski Educational Foundation at the legendary Cosmos Club in Washington DC on April 24, 2014 kicked off the Karski centennial day’s festivities.
An electric, standing-room-only reception was held at the Embassy of the Republic of Poland on April 23, 2014 to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the birth of Jan Karski while honoring individuals who were instrumental in his revival.