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American Premiere of the New Karski Documentary

American Premiere of the New Karski Documentary

November 10, 2015

The American premiere showing of the documentary "Karski & The Lords of Humanity" was held on November 5 at Georgetown University’s Lohrfink Auditorium, with several hundred people getting their first glimpse of the new film at the University where Karski spent 40 years of his life.

Building Responsibility and Civic Duty

Building Responsibility and Civic Duty

October 1, 2015

The opening of the widely admired and sought-after exhibition "The World Knew: Jan Karski’s Mission for Humanity" at St. Louis University on September 24, 2015 inaugurated Jan Karski Days in Saint Louis, which will run until November 15 and will include an opening of the same exhibition at Lindenwood University and two seminars devoted to Karski.

Broadening the View of the Holocaust

Broadening the View of the Holocaust

September 18, 2015

A lecture about the Jan Karski legacy was recently included in the Social Science SummerExpo, organized by Chicago Public Schools Department of Literacy.

Human Rights and a Just Society (HRJS) Symposium Wins Support From JKEF

Human Rights and a Just Society (HRJS) Symposium Wins Support From JKEF

September 7, 2015

The Human Rights and a Just Society is a symposium hosted and organized annually by the John Felice Rome Center of Loyola University Chicago, Loyola’s Polish Studies Program, and Nicholas Copernicus University of Torun, Poland. The tenth symposium will be held in on Oct. 11-12. This year’s theme is “The World is on Fire: Fleeing to Freedom or Survival.”

Karski’s Friend, Colleague and Advocate Rabbi Harold White Passes Away

Karski’s Friend, Colleague and Advocate Rabbi Harold White Passes Away

August 31, 2015

Rabbi Harold White, who served as the Senior Jewish Chaplain at Georgetown University's Campus Ministry for forty years, passed away this morning.

“Jan Karski: Mission for Humanity” Exhibit Captures Strong Interest at Singer Jewish Festival

“Jan Karski: Mission for Humanity” Exhibit Captures Strong Interest at Singer Jewish Festival

August 31, 2015

The exhibition “Jan Karski: Mission for Humanity” opened on August 25 at the Jewish Historical Institute, in conjunction with the 12th Singer Jewish Culture Festival in Warsaw, Poland.

Captivated by Sold-out Performances of ”My Report to the World”

Captivated by Sold-out Performances of ”My Report to the World”

August 4, 2015

Seven sold-out performances of “My Report to the World,” a theatrical production about Karski, organized and sponsored by the Jan Karski Educational Foundation were attended by an enthusiastic audience of an estimated 3,200 people.

Jan Karski Scholarship Winners Announced

Jan Karski Scholarship Winners Announced

July 28, 2015

Andrzej Fąfara and Szymon Pawlak have been selected to receive the annual Jan Karski scholarship sponsored by the Jan Karski Educational Foundation and its sister foundation, Fundacja Edukacyjna Jana Karskiego, to participate in 2015 Georgetown Leadership Seminar at the Georgetown School of Foreign Service in Washington, DC.

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