Our Mission

The Matzevah Foundation seeks to remember and honor the Jewish heritage of Poland that was once a vital and vibrant part of the country before the Shoah (the Holocaust).  We do this through a variety of means including Jewish cemetery restorations, commemorations of mass graves and cemeteries, and through education.

 

2020 Projects

We are currently working on our plans for the summer of 2020!  We're finalizing dates and locations for our cemetery restoration and commemoration projects this winter.

Stay tuned to our website and social media for our announcement this spring of where our projects will be located!

 

Check out a review of our 2019 projects by visiting our Summer 2019 Project Review.

Dan O., Connecticut

Working with the wonderful volunteers of The Matzevah Foundation at two different sites provided me a wonderful opportunity to see the best of humanity: Americans and Europeans (including Poles) working together to bring light to the world by trying to repair some of the physical damage of the past.

Rachael R., Colorado

What was done to Jewish Poles during German occupation cannot be undone. But I feel that the work of the Matzevah Foundation helps to ensure that their communities, their lives, and their deaths are remembered.

Cindy J., Tennessee

I first started volunteering with TMF because of my interest in learning more about the history and events of the Holocaust.  It became more of a life lesson in facing the centuries of persecution and indignities suffered by the Jewish people...

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