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Nicholas Kristof, New York Times columnist, two-time Pulitzer Prize winner, and recipient of the 2016 Spirit of Jan Karski Award talks in this exclusive interview about his journalism and current pressing issues, and reflects upon the Karski legacy . »
Loyola University Chicago students are commenting on the graphic novel "Karski’s Mission: To Stop the Holocaust" that they have been reading in LITR 200 European Masterpieces class. »
Corporate sponsorship levels have been announced for the 2016 "Spirit of Jan Karski Award" Gala. »
The Jan Karski Educational Foundation has approved two candidates for the Jan Karski Scholarship to participate in the 2016 Georgetown Leadership Seminar. »
The “Jan Karski. Man of Freedom” exhibit, about the exceptional life and the universal message of the Polish emissary can be seen in Krakow during the World Youth Day and the visit of the Pope Francis to Poland. »
Polish and Polish-Jewish leaders and representatives of organizations related to the history and commemoration of World War II have addressed the issue of the deterioration of historical remnants of Konzentrationslager Gusen, a part of a former KZ Doppellager Mauthausen-Gusen concentration camp. »
Representatives of the Jan Karski Educational Foundation and its sister organization in Warsaw, Fundacja Edukacyjna Jana Karskiego, participated in recent conferences that covered a wide range of current issues, such as European identity, human rights and anti-Semitism. »
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 cooperation with its sister foundation Fundacja Edukacyjna Jana Karskiego, which is administering the selection process. This year’s seminar will take place on October 23-28, 2016 in Washington, DC. »
The promotion of the “Karski My Hero” project was the focus of the special event to mark the 102th anniversary of Jan Karski birth. »
"Karski and The Lords of Humanity" is continuing its successful US and international tour. This documentary about Karski and his mission to alert the Western leaders about the ongoing mass murder of the Jews in the Nazi occupied Poland was recently presented in Chicago in connection with the Third International Polish Jewish Studies Workshop organized by the University of Illinois at Chicago. »
“Doikeyt, Diaspora, Borderlands: Imagining Polish Jewish Territories” was the subject of the Third International Polish Jewish Studies Workshop, organized by the University of Illinois at Chicago on April 10-12. It gathered many distinguished scholars from around the U.S., Poland and Israel, who presented their recent papers on the subject. »
The POLIN: Museum of the History of Polish Jews in Warsaw, Poland, has been proclaimed winner of the 2016 European Museum of the Year Award, which is granted annually by the European Museum Forum. »