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“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.

Reminder about Poland’s Tragic History

Reminder about Poland’s Tragic History

March 14, 2017

Students of an elementary school in Tuszyn, a small town near Karski’s hometown of Łódź, Poland, learn about Karski through the comic book "Karski's Mission: To Stop the Holocaust."

Karski Moves and Shocks

Karski Moves and Shocks

February 13, 2017

In this interview, the Emmy award winning director Sławomir Grünberg shares his impressions from the showings of his documentary “Karski & The Lords of Humanity.”

Pledge to Make a Difference

Pledge to Make a Difference

February 8, 2017

Middle school students from Bonita Springs Charter School (Bonita Springs, FL) learn about Karski’s life and mission and to deepen their understanding of the historical context, while viewing the exhibit "The World Knew: Jan Karski’s Mission for Humanity" at the Holocaust Museum and Education Center of Southwest Florida.

Professional Ethics Program Honors Jan Karski

Professional Ethics Program Honors Jan Karski

February 1, 2017

The Fellowships at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics (FASPE), an international program that addresses contemporary ethical issues that professionals face, presented its 2017 FASPE Ethical Leadership Award on January 30 to Jan Karski, posthumously.

We Should Thank Karski for Trying to Save Millions

We Should Thank Karski for Trying to Save Millions

January 31, 2017

The Jan Karski Polish School in Palos Hills, Illinois, has recently added the graphic novel "Karski’s Mission: to Stop the Holocaust" to its curriculum.

Sweden Welcomed Film about Karski

Sweden Welcomed Film about Karski

January 24, 2017

There was a special screening of "Karski & The Lords of Humanity" organized by the Swedish Friends of the POLIN Museum, the Stockholm Jewish Community, Bajit, the Swedish Committee Against Antisemitism, and the Polish Institute in Stockholm, with the assistance of Fundacja Edukacyjna Jana Karskiego in Warsaw and the support of the Jan Karski Educational Foundation in the US. The event took place on January 23.

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