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102th Anniversary of Karski’s Birth Celebrated by Polish Youth

April 27, 2016

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 Documentary Moves and Shakes Chicagoans

April 25, 2016

"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. »

Imagining Polish-Jewish Territories

April 25, 2016

“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. »

Fighting Poland Exhibit at Georgetown University

April 19, 2016

Georgetown University, where Jan Karski taught for forty years, is the location of a new exhibit in the University’s Intercultural Center Galleria. »

POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews Proclaimed Winner of the European Museum of the Year Award

April 14, 2016

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. »

“Only the Truth Can Be a Foundation to a Good Future”

March 30, 2016

On March 17 the Ulma Family Museum of Poles Who Saved Jews was opened with a special ceremony attended by the President of the Republic of Poland Andrzej Duda and the Israeli Ambassador to Poland Anna Azari. »

"Karski’s Mission" Called “Crisp, Bold, and Simple”

March 21, 2016

“Karski’s Mission: To Stop the Holocaust” has been recently introduced to Littleton High School (Littleton, MA) students by their history teacher Mrs. Susan Harvey. The students were taken in by the fast-paced story and the appealing illustrations, and have shared their impressions with the Foundation. »

Students Test Their Knowledge about Karski at a Fair Organized by the Forum for Dialogue Among the Nations

March 16, 2016

Fundacja Edukacyjna Jana Karskiego (FEJK), the Warsaw-based sister organization of the Jan Karski Educational Foundation, participated in a fair for non-profits, organized by the Forum for Dialogue Among Nations on March 8 at the Grand Theatre-National Opera. »

Insights into Karski’s Intriguing Personality

March 11, 2016

E. Thomas Wood, Jan Karski’s biographer, author of "Karski: How One Man Tried to Stop the Holocaust" spoke about his encounters with Karski at Manhattan College in Riverdale, NY. »

Success of the Karski Documentary in Russia

February 23, 2016

“Karski & The Lords of Humanity” has enjoyed a tremendous success at numerous Russian cities since its Russian premiere on January 27, which marked the International Holocaust Remembrance Day. »

Do Not Remain Silent

February 18, 2016

The celebrated exhibition honoring the life and legacy of Jan Karski, "The World Knew: Jan Karski’s Mission for Humanity" opened on February 9 at the Holocaust, Genocide and Interfaith (HGI) Education Center at Manhattan College (MC) in Riverdale, NY, during an event organized in collaboration with the Jan Karski Educational Foundation. »

Karski Bench Unveiled - Carrying on the Responsibility to Honor and Promote

February 10, 2016

Another monument to Karski, the so-called Karski Bench, was unveiled on January 26 in front of the historic Remuh Synagogue in Kazimierz, a former Jewish district of Kraków. »

"Karski & The Lords of Humanity" Educational DVDs and HD Streaming are Now Available

January 22, 2016

As a supporter of the new film “Karski & The Lords of Humanity,” the Jan Karski Educational Foundation is proud to offer the DVD of the film for purchase for educational purposes. The glowing reviews of this film speak volumes about its powerful themes of tolerance and the courage of Jan Karski and his place in history. »

Georgetown Leadership Grantees Tell Their Stories

January 6, 2016

Last fall, two young Polish men, Andrzej Fąfara and Szymon Pawlak, were chosen to attend the Georgetown University Leadership Seminar, on scholarships awarded by the Jan Karski Educational Foundation and its sister foundation, Fundacja Edukacyjna Jana Karskiego. Each of them, in gratitude for their tremendous experience in Washington, has written a brief essay about their time at Georgetown. »

Karski Illustrated Story Published

December 17, 2015

The Jan Karski Educational Foundation is proud to announce the publication of the long-anticipated illustrated book "Karski’s Mission: To Stop the Holocaust," based on the true story of Jan Karski. »

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