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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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Fostering Understanding and Tolerance

Fostering Understanding and Tolerance

July 20, 2015

Chairman of the Board of the Jan Karski Educational Foundation, Andrzej Rojek addressed a group of students and educators at Georgetown University to talk about Jan Karski, about Polish-Jewish relations and the mission of the Foundation.

Heroes in the Shadow of the Tatra Mountains Project Launched

Heroes in the Shadow of the Tatra Mountains Project Launched

July 15, 2015

The Jan Karski Educational Foundation’s sister foundation in Poland launched a project this June called “Heroes in the Shadows of Tatra Mountains” under the sponsorship of a Museum of Polish History program called “Patriotism of Tomorrow.” Its main aim is to remind and familiarize Polish society -- primarily young people -- with the figures and achievements of extraordinary, yet forgotten people: the couriers and guides of the Tatra Mountains of World War II.

Karski’s Dilemmas Rhyme with the Modern Times

Karski’s Dilemmas Rhyme with the Modern Times

July 13, 2015

Polish TV production, "Karski" that originally aired on Polish TV in December, 2014 to crown the Karski Year, which was established to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Jan Karski’s birth, has recently received numerous awards.

Georgetown University Delegation Visits Poland

Georgetown University Delegation Visits Poland

July 10, 2015

Jan Karski Educational Foundation’s sister organization in Warsaw, Poland Fundacja Edukacyjna Jana Karskiego hosted several notable members from Georgetown University, which was Jan Karski’s alma mater

High School Students Riveted by Karski’s Story

High School Students Riveted by Karski’s Story

May 28, 2015

The Jan Karski Educational Foundation has recently donated copies of Jan Karski’s Story of a Secret State to Charlotte Catholic High School in Charlotte, NC, whose students were introduced to this captivating war-time memoir by the CCHS’s teacher Ms. Donna M. Tarney during a Holocaust class.

“It was war. It was normal.”

“It was war. It was normal.”

May 5, 2015

Andrew Nagorski, a renowned author and journalist, gave an engaging presentation on Jan Karski at the United States Military Academy (USMA) in West Point, NY, at the 2015 Annual Kosciuszko Conference on May 1.

Promoting Karski to New Generations

Promoting Karski to New Generations

May 1, 2015

The Board of Directors of Jan Karski Educational Foundation is happy to announce the expansion of its advisory body.

Hannah Senesh School Presentations Bring in New

Hannah Senesh School Presentations Bring in New "Karskites"

March 30, 2015

A flurry of raised hands from fourth and fifth graders at the Hannah Senesh School in Brooklyn last week demonstrated an enormous interest in the legacy of Jan Karski, the Polish Catholic hero of World War II known as “one man who tried to stop the Holocaust.”

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