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Chuck Fishman Photography Exhibit: A Portrait of Polish Jews
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Record-setting AJC Global Forum Held in Washington DC

Record-setting AJC Global Forum Held in Washington DC

May 19, 2014

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.

Karski Program, Exhibit Opens in Nova Scotia

Karski Program, Exhibit Opens in Nova Scotia

May 11, 2014

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.

Jan Karski Narrative Presented at North Carolina Holocaust Commemoration

Jan Karski Narrative Presented at North Carolina Holocaust Commemoration

May 9, 2014

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.

Karski Centennial Celebrated Worldwide

Karski Centennial Celebrated Worldwide

May 6, 2014

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.

David Strathairn Walks with Jan Karski

David Strathairn Walks with Jan Karski

May 4, 2014

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 Fetes Karski with Panel Discussion and Dramatic Reading

Georgetown Fetes Karski with Panel Discussion and Dramatic Reading

April 29, 2014

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.”

Memorable Stories Shared at Karski Foundation Breakfast

Memorable Stories Shared at Karski Foundation Breakfast

April 29, 2014

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.

Embassy Reception Celebrates Karski and Honors Many for the Promotion of the Legendary Hero

Embassy Reception Celebrates Karski and Honors Many for the Promotion of the Legendary Hero

April 24, 2014

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.

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