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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. »
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. »
"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. »
Staff and students at Canton Central Catholic High School would like to thank the Jan Karski Educational Foundation for donating Jan Karski’s book, Story of a Secret State, to the school’s Holocaust Literature class. »
Polish American Historical Association (PAHA) President Thomas Napierkowski presented Jan Karski Educational Foundation President Wanda Urbanska with an award to acknowledge her contributions to further public knowledge in America about Karski. »
Frances Cayton, a 17-year-old senior at St. Mary's School in Raleigh, North Carolina, was presented a hardcover copy of "Story of a Secret State" on December 20 by Jan Karski Educational Foundation President Wanda Urbanska. The gift from the foundation was to mark Cayton's publication of "The Ukrainian Holodomor and the Western Press." »
Ambassador Samantha Power, US Permanent Representative to the United Nations, was honored at the first anniversary celebration of the Jan Karski Educational Foundation at the Consulate General of the Republic of Poland in New York with the Spirit of Jan Karski Award for her exemplary work in advancing the issue of genocide prevention. »
The Jan Karski Educational Foundation Reception will feature live music of Frederick Chopin performed by Katarzyna Musiał, who is regarded as “a major talent, blessed with an astounding technique and an interpretive panache.” »
A well-attended celebration in Warsaw featured Polish Foreign Minister Radoslaw Sikorski, who talked about why Jan Karski is a significant figure in 20th century Polish history. »
An evening gala at the Polish Consulate in New York to commemorated the visit to the United Nations by the President of Poland and the Polish Minister of Foreign Affairs. President Komorowski and Minister Sikorski recognized seven Polish Americans and Poles for their merits in promoting Poland and strengthening Polish-American relations. »