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Sep 17
Chuck Fishman Photography Exhibit: A Portrait of Polish Jews
Nov 19
Workshop on Community Building to be held in Lviv
Nov 20
Legacy of Jan Karski Conference starts Nov. 20

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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.

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.

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