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Karski Centennial Celebrated Worldwide

May 6, 2014

In addition to the April 24 commemoration at Georgetown University in Washington, groups around the world hosted major celebrations for Jan Karski’s 100th birthday. »

David Strathairn Walks with Jan Karski

May 4, 2014

An exclusive interview with Academy Award nominated actor David Strathairn, who recently played Jan Karski in the Georgetown University stage production Remember This – Walking with Jan Karski. »

Georgetown Fetes Karski with Panel Discussion and Dramatic Reading

April 30, 2014

Georgetown University, where Karski earned his Ph.D. and taught for 40 years, was the site of a lively panel discussion as a centenary tribute to Jan Karski on April 24, entitled “Responsibility to Protect.” »

Memorable Stories Shared at Karski Foundation Breakfast

April 29, 2014

A special breakfast hosted by the Jan Karski Educational Foundation at the legendary Cosmos Club in Washington DC on April 24, 2014 kicked off the Karski centennial day’s festivities. »

Embassy Reception Celebrates Karski and Honors Many for the Promotion of the Legendary Hero

April 24, 2014

An electric, standing-room-only reception was held at the Embassy of the Republic of Poland on April 23, 2014 to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the birth of Jan Karski while honoring individuals who were instrumental in his revival. »

Karski Featured in Google Doodle

April 24, 2014

Jan Karski's 100th birthday was commemorated in Poland by a Google Doodle. »

Jan Karski Coin Issued by the National Bank of Poland

April 4, 2014

The National Bank of Poland (NBP) has issued three commemorative coins to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Jan Karski’s birth. »

Jan Karski Resolution Passes in the United States Senate

April 1, 2014

The United States Senate today unanimously passed a resolution honoring the legacy and accomplishments of Jan Karski on the centennial of his birth. »

Karski Exhibition to Open at Illinois Holocaust Museum September 17

March 19, 2014

"The World Knew: Jan Karski's Mission for Humanity," a 22-panel exhibition about the life and legacy of Jan Karski, will open for a three-and-a-half month run at the Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center in Skokie. »

Jan Karski Day Resolution Introduced in the United States Senate

March 5, 2014

Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ), Chairman of Senate Foreign Relations Committee, introduced legislation on March 5 that will name April 24, 2014 "Jan Karski Day" in America, celebrating the legacy of the famous emissary from the Polish Underground during World War II who was among the first to provide eyewitness testimony to Allied leaders about the Holocaust in occupied Poland. »

Dr. Jacek Slowikowski Shares Family Role in Saving Jan Karski in 1940

March 2, 2014

Dr. Jacek Slowikowski recently met with Jan Karski Educational Foundation President Wanda Urbanska in Durham, NC to share the story of his father's primary role in saving the life of Jan Karski in 1940 when the famed emissary for the Polish Underground was recuperating from torture at the hands of the Gestapo. »

The Jan Karski Story Goes Live on Twitter

February 25, 2014

On Tuesday, February 25, the Jan Karski Educational Foundation launched its first Twitter feed, @JanKarskiStory. »

Delaware Students Submit Karski Project for National History Day

February 13, 2014

Students at Padua Academy High School in Wilmington, Delaware, have selected the legacy of Jan Karski as the topic for their National History Day Project. »

Jan Karski Year Banner

February 7, 2014

The Jan Karski Educational Foundation has unveiled a new banner created to celebrate The Year of Jan Karski and to honor his life and legacy in 2014, the 100th anniversary of his birth. »

New Edition of Jan Karski’s "The Great Powers and Poland" Published

January 28, 2014

"The Great Powers and Poland: from Versailles to Yalta" – Karski’s scholarly study examining Poland’s precarious geopolitical position between 1918 and 1948 – was released today. »

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