Protecting the Natural World

The California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park
promotes exploration and education.

Reclaiming 1,000 Years of Jewish Heritage

The new POLIN: Museum of the History of Polish Jews will open on October 28, 2014.

Investing in Renewal of Jewish Life in Poland

The Jewish Cultural Festival in Krakow draws 25,000 visitors annually.

Supporting Jewish Peoplehood and Culture

A stunning replica of a 17th century synagogue is featured at the new
Museum of the History of Polish Jews.

Reconnecting Families with Their Histories

The Jewish Genealogy & Family Heritage Center in Warsaw helps Jews
worldwide explore their Polish roots.

Fostering Innovation in Jewish Institutions

The Taube Koret Campus in Palo Alto combines a world-class JCC with Jewish
senior living in an intergenerational destination.

Foundation Spotlight


Unforgettable Journeys with Taube Jewish Heritage Tours

Unforgettable Journeys with Taube Jewish Heritage Tours

Taube Jewish Heritage Tours (TJHT) provides the experience of a lifetime with its custom-crafted Jewish journeys. In this report, we would like to share with you a selection of tours we have led this past spring and summer for university study groups, families, and Jewish community organizations.

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Jewish Heritage Initiative in Poland, 2004-2014

10 Years Strong: Taube Jewish Heritage Initiative in Poland

This year marks the 10th anniversary of the Taube Foundation’s Jewish Heritage Initiative in Poland (JHIP), a bold investment that is producing incalculable dividends. Its contribution to renewal of Polish Jewish life and culture, as well as civic life in the new democratic Poland, has grown immeasurably over a decade. In this inaugural edition of The Taube Report, we want to highlight what this major milestone represents both in and beyond Poland.

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Poland’s New Jewish History Museum Prepares for October 28 Grand Opening

Poland’s New Jewish History Museum Prepares for October 28 Grand Opening

The Grand Opening of the Museum of the History of Polish Jews will take place on October 28, 2014. At this time, the 8-gallery Core Exhibition, presenting 1,000 years of Jewish life in Poland, will be unveiled to the public.

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Brandeis Scholar Antony Polonsky Named Chief Historian of Poland’s new Jewish History Museum

Brandeis Scholar Antony Polonsky Named Chief Historian of Poland’s new Jewish History Museum

Antony Polonsky was named the Chief Historian of POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews. Polonsky is an award-winning historian and the Albert Abramson Professor of Holocaust Studies at Brandeis University.

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2014 Irena Sendler Memorial Award Honors Two Polish Activists

2014 Irena Sendler Memorial Award Honors Two Polish Activists

This July, Taube Philanthropies will honor the author of a banned book on Jewish life that U.S. diplomats helped her smuggle out of communist Poland and a theater director, who shook off neo-Nazi attacks to revive Jewish life in Lublin, with its 2014 Irena Sendler Memorial Award.

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Tad Taube to step down as Board President of the Koret Foundation

Tad Taube to step down as Board President of the Koret Foundation

The Taube Foundation for Jewish Life & Culture congratulates its Chairman, Tad Taube, on 32 years of leadership as Board President of the Koret Foundation.

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Touchdowns for Kids Scores Again

Touchdowns for Kids Scores Again

The Taube Family Foundation, Koret Foundation, and 49ers Foundation celebrated the 49ers 2013 season with the presentation of a $300,000.00 check to the Touchdowns for Kids Program, benefitting 6 San Francisco Bay Area youth organizations.

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Making Art, Growing Food, Nourishing Community: New Video of the PJCC Mural

Making Art, Growing Food, Nourishing Community: New Video of the PJCC Mural

The Taube Foundation for Jewish Life & Culture is proud to share this new video on the creation of the beautiful community mural at the Peninsula Jewish Community Center.

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Honorary Consul for
the Republic of Poland

In May 2007, the Republic of Poland appointed businessman and philanthropist Tad Taube, one of the Bay Area's distinguished civic leaders, to represent Poland as an Honorary Consul in northern California. Mr. Taube was born in Krakow, Poland, in 1931 and immigrated to the United States in the summer of 1939, just weeks before the outbreak of World War II. He has dedicated his life to efforts strengthening the civic and cultural life in both the United States and Poland and to building a close connection between the two.

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