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Karski’s Dilemmas Rhyme with the Modern Times

July 13, 2015

Polish TV production, "Karski" that originally aired on Polish TV in December, 2014 to crown the Karski Year, which was established to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Jan Karski’s birth, has recently received numerous awards. »

Georgetown University Delegation Visits Poland

July 10, 2015

Jan Karski Educational Foundation’s sister organization in Warsaw, Poland Fundacja Edukacyjna Jana Karskiego hosted several notable members from Georgetown University, which was Jan Karski’s alma mater »

High School Students Riveted by Karski’s Story

May 28, 2015

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. »

“It was war. It was normal.”

May 5, 2015

Andrew Nagorski, a renowned author and journalist, gave an engaging presentation on Jan Karski at the United States Military Academy (USMA) in West Point, NY, at the 2015 Annual Kosciuszko Conference on May 1. »

Promoting Karski to New Generations

May 1, 2015

The Board of Directors of Jan Karski Educational Foundation is happy to announce the expansion of its advisory body. »

Hannah Senesh School Presentations Bring in New "Karskites"

March 31, 2015

A flurry of raised hands from fourth and fifth graders at the Hannah Senesh School in Brooklyn last week demonstrated an enormous interest in the legacy of Jan Karski, the Polish Catholic hero of World War II known as “one man who tried to stop the Holocaust.” »

“His Words Fell on Deaf Ears.”

March 17, 2015

Brooklyn College Library of the City University of New York hosts a reception on the occasion of the opening of the exhibit "The World Knew: Jan Karski’s Mission for Humanity." »

Karski Legacy Shared at Raleigh Jewish Community Center

February 11, 2015

On Wednesday February 11th the Jewish Federation of Raleigh-Cary hosted Wanda Urbanska, President of the Jan Karski Educational Foundation, to speak on the life and legacy of Jan Karski over luncheon. »

Georgetown Leadership Seminar called “truly enlightening and valuable”

January 24, 2015

Rafał Siemianowski, a young Polish diplomat working at the Polish Embassy in London, was the first recipient of the Jan Karski scholarship sponsored by the Jan Karski Educational Foundation to participate in the Georgetown Leadership Seminar 2014 organized by the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University. »

“I cannot wait to read 'Story of a Secret State'!”

December 10, 2014

Wanda Urbanska presented a Karski workshop at the Westchester Lower Hudson Council for the Social Studies Annual Conference to middle and high school teachers. »

Spirit of Jan Karski Award Goes to Senator McCain

November 26, 2014

Over 200 guests gathered at the Consulate General of the Republic of Poland on November 20 at the Jan Karski Educational Foundation Annual Gala to celebrate the work of the foundation and honor the recipient of the 2014 Spirit of Jan Karski Award, Senator John McCain. »

Senator John McCain Accepts Award and Praises Karski

November 22, 2014

Senator John McCain accepted the Spirit of Jan Karski Award at the JKEF reception on Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014. Fox TV News also covered the speech in a nationwide broadcast. »

Karski Conference Tackles Tough Issues in Warsaw

November 16, 2014

Warsaw, Poland - The two-day conference "Jan Karski: Memory and Responsibility" held on November 5-6 at the University of Warsaw gathered an impressive group of scholars, political leaders, journalists and filmmakers to tackle numerous difficult themes including: Christians and the Holocaust; the evolution of Polish identity; and overcoming the taboo in Polish culture about the Holocaust. »

Strathairn as Karski Mesmerizes Theater-Goers in Poland

November 7, 2014

On October 29 and 30, Polish theatre-goers had the chance to see a new incarnation of "Remember This: Walking with Jan Karski," a dramatic reading starring Oscar-nominated actor David Strathairn as Karski. »

Poznan Philharmonic Honors Jan Karski with Stirring Concert

October 29, 2014

A concert entitled “An Unfinished Mission” was presented by the Poznań Philharmonic at Adam Mickiewicz University on October 24 to mark the 100th anniversary of Jan Karski’s birth. »

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