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Karski Exhibition Opens at Central Connecticut State University

June 6, 2014

After two weeks on display at the State Capitol in Hartford, CT, the travelling exhibition, The World Knew: Jan Karski’s Mission for Humanity – created by the Polish History Museum with assistance from the Jan Karski Educational Foundation – has opened at Central Connecticut State University in New Britain. »

Photobiography Issued About Jan Karski

June 1, 2014

Jan Karski Photobiography, a stunning portrayal of the life and work of Jan Karski, compiled and authored by Maciej Sadowski, was recently published by VEDA Publishers in Warsaw. »

Record-setting AJC Global Forum Held in Washington DC

May 19, 2014

Foundation president Wanda Urbanska and Advisory Board member Cheryl Fishbein represented the Jan Karski Educational Foundation at the recent American Jewish Committee (AJC) Global Forum held in Washington DC. »

Karski Program, Exhibit Opens in Nova Scotia

May 12, 2014

Saint Mary's University in Halifax, Nova Scotia hosted a special evening to unveil The World Knew: Jan Karski's Mission for Humanity at the Patrick Power Library on campus on Thursday, May 8. »

Jan Karski Narrative Presented at North Carolina Holocaust Commemoration

May 9, 2014

Holocaust survivor Barbara Rodbell described the horrors of the Holocaust that she lived through as a teenager in occupied Holland to a crowd of 400 at Jones Auditorium at Meredith College during the North Carolina Holocaust Council's annual Holocaust Commemoration on May 4. »

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. »

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