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Karski’s Friend, Fr. Leo O’Donovan to Lead Prayer at Presidential Inauguration

Karski’s Friend, Fr. Leo O’Donovan to Lead Prayer at Presidential Inauguration

January 12, 2021

President Emeritus of Georgetown University and Jan Karski’s colleague and friend, Father Leo J. O’Donovan, has been chosen by President-elect Joe Biden to lead the prayer during his inauguration.

In Karski’s Footsteps: Bearing Witness Today

In Karski’s Footsteps: Bearing Witness Today

December 8, 2020

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and David Strathairn, an Oscar-nominated actor who plays Karski in “Remember This,” were special guests at a virtual event "Bearing Witness: The Legacy of Jan Karski."

The World Needs to Be Reminded of Karski’s Warning

The World Needs to Be Reminded of Karski’s Warning

July 20, 2020

The Galicia Jewish Museum in Kraków, Poland, has opened a new exhibition by a Polish-American artist Anna VanMatre, which includes an artwork dedicated to Jan Karski.

Chicago Remembers Jan Karski on the 20th Anniversary of His Death

Chicago Remembers Jan Karski on the 20th Anniversary of His Death

July 16, 2020

To commemorate the 20th anniversary of Jan Karski's death, the City of Chicago hosted events to honor his legacy.

Jan Karski: A Lighthouse in a Storm

Jan Karski: A Lighthouse in a Storm

July 16, 2020

The 20th anniversary of Jan Karski’s death was commemorated in Warsaw, Poland, on July 11-12, 2020, with several events honoring the emissary of the Polish Underground.

Ambassadors of the Karski Legacy

Ambassadors of the Karski Legacy

July 6, 2020

Young musicians pay tribute to Jan Karski on the 20th anniversary of his death.

Karskis Among Us

Karskis Among Us

April 24, 2020

While celebrating the 106th anniversary of Jan Karski's birth, let us reflect on the relevance of his legacy today and recognize those around us who demonstrate in action the values he represents.

Happy Birthday to Professor Peter F. Krogh

Happy Birthday to Professor Peter F. Krogh

February 11, 2020

On February 11, Professor Emeritus Peter F. Krogh, former Dean of the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University and recipient of the 2019 Spirit of Jan Karski Award, celebrates his birthday.

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