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Unveiling of Karski Commemorative Plaque

Unveiling of Karski Commemorative Plaque

July 4, 2017

A commemorative bilingual plaque with information about Jan Karski was unveiled at Warsaw’s Jan Karski Boulevard on June 23 by the President of the City of Warsaw and the President of FEJK.

“Karski’s Mission” Receives Silver Medal

“Karski’s Mission” Receives Silver Medal

June 8, 2017

The graphic novel "Karski’s Mission: To Stop the Holocaust" receives Silver Medal during the 21st Annual Independent Publisher Book Awards ceremony in New York.

Karski Makes Kids Proud of Their Polish Heritage

Karski Makes Kids Proud of Their Polish Heritage

June 6, 2017

Students of the Stanisław Moniuszko Polish Supplementary School in Rockaway Beach, NY, review the graphic novel about Karski that they read in their ancestor's native language.

Zbigniew Brzeziński Has Passed Away. Poland and the Foundation Have Lost a Friend.

Zbigniew Brzeziński Has Passed Away. Poland and the Foundation Have Lost a Friend.

May 29, 2017

Zbigniew Brzeziński, a Polish American statesman who served as a National Security Advisor under President Jimmy Carter, an intellectual, brilliant speaker, and an important voice in international affairs, as well as an admirer of Karski and supporter of the Karski legacy, died on Friday, May 26 at the age of 89.

Call for 2017 Georgetown Leadership Seminar Applications

Call for 2017 Georgetown Leadership Seminar Applications

May 12, 2017

The Jan Karski Educational Foundation is sponsoring two participants of the annual Georgetown Leadership Seminar at Georgetown University’s Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service in Washington, DC

Inspiring Discussions at the 4th Polish Jewish Studies Workshop

Inspiring Discussions at the 4th Polish Jewish Studies Workshop

April 19, 2017

The 4th annual Polish Jewish Studies Workshop took place on April 2-4 at the University of Michigan Ann Arbor and gathered distinguished and aspiring scholars in the field of the humanities and social sciences from top universities in America, Poland, Canada, and Israel, who presented their papers on recent advances in research and teaching at the crossroads of the Polish and Jewish studies.

“Karski’s Mission” Awarded Silver Medal

“Karski’s Mission” Awarded Silver Medal

April 18, 2017

The graphic novel Karski’s Mission: To Stop the Holocaust, published by the Jan Karski Educational Foundation in 2015, has been awarded a Silver Medal by 2017 Independent Publisher Book Awards.

Karski Award Presented at the Opening of an AJC Office in Warsaw

Karski Award Presented at the Opening of an AJC Office in Warsaw

March 31, 2017

David Harris, CEO of the AJC and member of the JKEF’s Advisory Board, presented the AJC’s Jan Karski Award to Andrzej Folwarczny, during a gala which celebrated the opening of an AJC office in Warsaw.

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