Friends of Jewish Heritage in Poland was founded and registered in the United States of America as an independent, non-profit organization in 2016. We are an IRS-approved 501 (c) (3) public charity qualified to receive tax deductible gifts under US law and we continue to be "Candid GOLD Seal of Transparency"-certified!
Our primary mission is engaging descendants and other supporters to protect and commemorate the surviving sites (e.g., cemeteries and synagogues) and monuments of Jewish cultural heritage in Poland. A major beneficiary of our work is the Poland-based "Foundation for the Preservation of Jewish Heritage in Poland", also known as FODŻ.
View the WJRO video clip in honor of International Holocaust Remembrance Day about why we were founded.
Learn about our Board members here. Learn about our Honorary Board of Advisors here.
Legal formalities: Our legal name is "Friends of Jewish Heritage in Poland". Our federal Employer Identification Number (EIN) is 81-3052620.