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The 10-Złoty silver commemorative coin issued by The National Bank of Poland (NBP) to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Jan Karski’s birth has won The Coin of the Year Award (COTY) in the Most Inspirational Coin of the Year 2016 category (for coins minted in 2014) »
The American premiere showing of the documentary "Karski & The Lords of Humanity" was held on November 5 at Georgetown University’s Lohrfink Auditorium, with several hundred people getting their first glimpse of the new film at the University where Karski spent 40 years of his life. »
The opening of the widely admired and sought-after exhibition "The World Knew: Jan Karski’s Mission for Humanity" at St. Louis University on September 24, 2015 inaugurated Jan Karski Days in Saint Louis, which will run until November 15 and will include an opening of the same exhibition at Lindenwood University and two seminars devoted to Karski. »
The Human Rights and a Just Society is a symposium hosted and organized annually by the John Felice Rome Center of Loyola University Chicago, Loyola’s Polish Studies Program, and Nicholas Copernicus University of Torun, Poland. The tenth symposium will be held in on Oct. 11-12. This year’s theme is “The World is on Fire: Fleeing to Freedom or Survival.” »
Rabbi Harold White, who served as the Senior Jewish Chaplain at Georgetown University's Campus Ministry for forty years, passed away this morning. »
The exhibition “Jan Karski: Mission for Humanity” opened on August 25 at the Jewish Historical Institute, in conjunction with the 12th Singer Jewish Culture Festival in Warsaw, Poland. »
Seven sold-out performances of “My Report to the World,” a theatrical production about Karski, organized and sponsored by the Jan Karski Educational Foundation were attended by an enthusiastic audience of an estimated 3,200 people. »
Andrzej Fąfara and Szymon Pawlak have been selected to receive the annual Jan Karski scholarship sponsored by the Jan Karski Educational Foundation and its sister foundation, Fundacja Edukacyjna Jana Karskiego, to participate in 2015 Georgetown Leadership Seminar at the Georgetown School of Foreign Service in Washington, DC. »
The Jan Karski Educational Foundation’s sister foundation in Poland launched a project this June called “Heroes in the Shadows of Tatra Mountains” under the sponsorship of a Museum of Polish History program called “Patriotism of Tomorrow.” Its main aim is to remind and familiarize Polish society -- primarily young people -- with the figures and achievements of extraordinary, yet forgotten people: the couriers and guides of the Tatra Mountains of World War II. »
The Jan Karski Educational Foundation has recently donated copies of Jan Karski’s Story of a Secret State to Charlotte Catholic High School in Charlotte, NC, whose students were introduced to this captivating war-time memoir by the CCHS’s teacher Ms. Donna M. Tarney during a Holocaust class. »