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“Larger-than-life Superhero” – Jan Karski Program at Beth Meyer Synagogue

“Larger-than-life Superhero” – Jan Karski Program at Beth Meyer Synagogue

January 18, 2019

Wanda Urbanska, former president of the Jan Karski Educational Foundation, addressed an engaged audience at Beth Meyer Synagogue in Raleigh, NC, to talk about Jan Karski and his courageous mission.

Amazon Smile Comes to the Foundation

Amazon Smile Comes to the Foundation

December 28, 2018

The Jan Karski Educational Foundation recently joined the Amazon Smile program, which allows shoppers to benefit the Foundation at no cost to themselves.

Intellectual Feast for the Betterment of Humanity

Intellectual Feast for the Betterment of Humanity

November 26, 2018

This year's recipients of the JKEF scholarship to participate in the Georgetown Leadership Seminar reflect on this life-changing experience.

There Is Still Work to Be Done

There Is Still Work to Be Done

November 13, 2018

Florida Social Studies teachers learned about Jan Karski at the 2018 Florida Council for the Social Studies Conference, that took place on October 19-21 in Orlando, FL.

The Polish Predicament and Response in World War II

The Polish Predicament and Response in World War II

October 24, 2018

Former Jan Karski Educational Foundation President, Wanda Urbanska, briefs U.S. Ambassadors in Warsaw.

Karski: A Pillar of Modern Civil Service

Karski: A Pillar of Modern Civil Service

September 4, 2018

We are happy to announce the winners of the scholarship funded annually by the Jan Karski Educational Foundation to participate in the Georgetown Leadership Seminar.

John McCain’s Words Still Resonate Today

John McCain’s Words Still Resonate Today

August 28, 2018

The Jan Karski Educational Foundation remembers US Senator John McCain, the recipient of the 2014 Spirit of Jan Karski Award, who died on August 25, 2018, at the age of 81.

"The Eyes, Ears and Voice of the Polish Underground"

July 13, 2018

Jan Karski died on June 13, 2000, and the 18th anniversary of his death gives us a special opportunity to recall how people and media reacted to his passing away.

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