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„Karski’s Mission” Awarded Silver Medal

The graphic novel Karski’s Mission: To Stop the Holocaust, published by the Jan Karski Educational Foundation in 2015, has been awarded a Silver Medal by the 21st annual 2017 Independent Publisher Book Awards in the Graphic Novel/Drawn Book – Drama/Documentary category. Launched in 1996, the Independent Publisher Book Awards “honor the year’s best independently published titles from around the wor...
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Musical Tribute to Thaddeus Kosciuszko

The year 2017 marks the 200th anniversary of the death of Tadeusz Kościuszko. It is one of the anniversaries, covered world-wide by the patronage of UNESCO and an excellent opportunity to commemorate this outstanding figure of Polish culture and history. The Foundation Ars Activa begins these celebrations by organizing a gala concert of Polish music in New York's Carnegie Hall, „Musical Tribute t...
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European Academy of Diplomacy

On behalf of the European Academy if Diplomacy in Warsaw, it is my great pleasure to bring to your attention our flagship program, the Academy of Young Diplomats, addressed to young leaders who wish to pursue a career in international environment. The 13th edition of the European Academy if Diplomacy allows participants to polish practical skills thus complementing their formal education....
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The third edition of the International Day of Friendship took place last week.

The organizer of the day of Friendship is the president of Brooklyn, Eric Adams. A colorful procession walked through downtown Brooklyn and gathered outside the Brooklyn Borough Hall as well as in the Columbus Park in Brooklyn. The Polish community was represented by Bozena Kaminski, who is the CEO of the Polish and Slavic Center, as well as representatives of the Krakus senior club. The standa...
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60th anniversary of father Joseph Szpilski’s priesthood

On Sunday, May 8th, a mass commemorating Szpilski's 60th anniversary of his priesthood will take place on 607 Humboldt Street. On behalf of the parish of Stanislaw Kostka on Greenpoint, we would like to invite you to participate in the mass and the events taking place afterwards. The mass will take place May 8th (Sunday) at 10:15 607 Humboldt Street Brooklyn NY 11222
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Scholarships for talented students available

The Polish and Slavic center is inviting students of Polish origins to apply for scholarships. The biggest Polish organization wants to help fulfill dreams of finishing higher education for students that are of Polish origins. The application and important information regarding deadlines can be downloaded from www.polishslaviccenter.net. To apply for the scholarship, the candidate must be a member...
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