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