The second edition of the Taube Report features the upcoming Grand Opening of POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews in Warsaw and the unveiling of the Museum’s world-class Core Exhibition. Learn more about the Grand Opening events on October 28, the cutting-edge, 8-gallery Core Exhibition, the story behind the Museum’s new name, the details of its award-winning architectural design, and the nuts-and-bolts facts and figures. Read early media praise and remarks by the people who made the Museum possible, and discover the Bay Area’s role in the Museum’s realization. Get the latest news about our new Global Education Outreach Program, Google’s involvement in the Museum, the Israeli President’s participation in the Grand Opening, and the establishment of the POLIN Foundation.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Taube Foundation for Jewish Life & Culture congratulates its Chairman, Tad Taube, on 32 years of leadership as Board President of the Koret Foundation.
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.
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.
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.