Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Jan Karski Exhibition at the United Nations in New York


A new exhibition about Jan Karski, The World Knew - Jan Karski’s Mission for Humanity will open to the public on January 22, 2013 at 6:00 PM at the United Nations Visitor’s lobby in New York, NY (1st Avenue, between 45th and 46th Street). 

This visually captivating presentation will walk you through Jan Karski’s life, his wartime ordeals and his noble mission to stir the conscience of world leaders about war atrocities in Nazi-occupied Poland.  The exhibition was produced by the Polish History Museum in partnership with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Poland, the Polish Mission to the United Nations and the Jan Karski Educational Foundation. 

This exhibition is a part of UN 2013 Holocaust Remembrance Events, built around the theme “Rescue during the Holocaust: The Courage to Care.” The exhibit will be on display until February 18, 2013. 

 Space for the opening ceremony on January 22 is limited* so you NEED TO REGISTER online at:

For more information about the exhibit go to:


*Please allow at least 10 minutes for security clearance at door.

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