and the designation of Madison Avenue & 37th Street as Jan Karski Corner
Sunday, November 11, 2007, 3:00 PM
The ceremony will take place in front of the Consulate's Residence in Manhattan at 233 Madison Avenue, New York , NY
Jan Karski (Jan Kozielewski) 1914 - 2000
Legendary Polish underground curier in WWII. The first to tell Allies about the Holocaust when there might have been time to stop it. A Hero of the Polish and Jewish people, "A Righteous Among the Nations". Professor at Geogretown University, 1952-1992.
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 2007, 6 PM
"Jan Karski: First Witness to the Holocaust" - a talk by Ambassador Maciej Kozlowski, Ph.D. Director of Middle east Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Poland; historian, writer, journalist, diplomat, Poland's former Ambassador to Israel (1999-2003), author of the biography The Emissary: The Story of Jan Karski
Swayduck Auditorium, New School University
65 Fifth Avenue (bet'n 13th & 14th Street), Ground Floor, New York, NY 10003
The talk is organized by the Transregional Center for Democratic Studies, and the Committee for Jewish Studies of Eugene Lang College of The New School.
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