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Sep 17
Chuck Fishman Photography Exhibit: A Portrait of Polish Jews
Oct 21
Tenth Independent Documentary Film Festival in New York features Karski film
Oct 24
The Karski film is coming to West Nyack, New York

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"Karski & The Lords of Humanity" Educational DVDs and HD Streaming are Now Available

January 22, 2016

As a supporter of the new film “Karski & The Lords of Humanity,” the Jan Karski Educational Foundation is proud to offer the DVD of the film for purchase for educational purposes. The glowing reviews of this film speak volumes about its powerful themes of tolerance and the courage of Jan Karski and his place in history.

Georgetown Leadership Grantees Tell Their Stories

Georgetown Leadership Grantees Tell Their Stories

January 6, 2016

Last fall, two young Polish men, Andrzej Fąfara and Szymon Pawlak, were chosen to attend the Georgetown University Leadership Seminar, on scholarships awarded by the Jan Karski Educational Foundation and its sister foundation, Fundacja Edukacyjna Jana Karskiego. Each of them, in gratitude for their tremendous experience in Washington, has written a brief essay about their time at Georgetown.

Karski Illustrated Story Published

Karski Illustrated Story Published

December 16, 2015

The Jan Karski Educational Foundation is proud to announce the publication of the long-anticipated illustrated book "Karski’s Mission: To Stop the Holocaust," based on the true story of Jan Karski.

"Powerful and Meaningful”

December 9, 2015

The World Knew: Jan Karski’s Mission for Humanity exhibition, hosted by Iona College from October 26 until December 3, was viewed by a diverse audience.

Karski Inspires, Encourages and Emboldens

Karski Inspires, Encourages and Emboldens

December 8, 2015

"The World Knew: Jan Karski’s Mission for Humanity" exhibition was the centerpiece of the Oak Park Public Library’s 2015 Humanity 101.

"Karski My Hero" Project Launched in Warsaw

December 3, 2015

“Karski My Hero” project, addressed to educators and middle and high school students, has been launched by Fundacja Edukacyjna Jana Karskiego, the sister organization of the Jan Karski Educational Foundation.

Focus on Protection and Prevention

Focus on Protection and Prevention

November 20, 2015

Lindenwood University hosted an inspiring event in connection with the opening of the exhibition "The World Knew – Jan Karski’s Mission for Humanity," attended by many important guests, faculty members and students.

Karski Coin Receives a Prestigious Award

Karski Coin Receives a Prestigious Award

November 10, 2015

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)

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