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Chuck Fishman Photography Exhibit: A Portrait of Polish Jews
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12th Human Rights and a Just Society Symposium
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Tenth Independent Documentary Film Festival in New York features Karski film

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Protest against Devastation of the Concentration Camp Site

Protest against Devastation of the Concentration Camp Site

June 9, 2016

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.

The Karski Legacy Beyond the Obvious – Towards Reconciliation and Tolerance

The Karski Legacy Beyond the Obvious – Towards Reconciliation and Tolerance

May 31, 2016

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.

Call for Georgetown Leadership Seminar Applications

Call for Georgetown Leadership Seminar Applications

May 24, 2016

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.

Lessons of Resilience and Defiance

Lessons of Resilience and Defiance

May 18, 2016

Students in Emmanuel College's History 2120 class “Europe in the Era of World War” have read the illustrated story "Karski’s Mission: To Stop the Holocaust" and their teacher, Melanie Murphy has shared with us their comments.

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

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

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

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

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.

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