Protecting the Natural World

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

Reconnecting Families with Their Histories

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

Reclaiming 1,000 Years of Jewish Heritage

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

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.

Investing in Renewal of Jewish Life in Poland

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

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


Philanthropist Tad Taube Helps Bay Area Retain Magnificent Bridge Lights

Taube Philanthropies Helps Bay Area Retain Magnificent Bridge Lights

Through a $2 million matching grant, Tad Taube, chairman of Taube Philanthropies, has announced financial support for the San Francisco Bay Bridge's inspiring light sculpture, The Bay Lights, by artist Leo Villareal. The installation must be removed from the bridge in March when its original two-year permit expires, but Taube Philanthropies will provide $2 million toward the $4 million needed by December 31 to ensure that the sculpture is reinstalled by 2016 and remains lit for the foreseeable future. A vigorous fundraising campaign to save the artwork has been launched.

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Taube Philanthropies Announces $6 Million Challenge Grant to Notre Dame de Namur University

Taube Philanthropies Announces $6 Million Challenge Grant to Notre Dame de Namur University

Belmont, Calif.—Tad Taube, chairman of Taube Philanthropies, has given Notre Dame de Namur University a $6 million challenge grant to begin the seismic retrofit and restoration of Ralston Hall mansion, a national historical landmark, on the NDNU campus.

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Touchdowns for Kids has raised $178,000.00 as of the twelfth week of 49ers games, close to its $200,000.00 goal, to support programming for underserved youth.

Touchdowns for Kids Does It Again!

Touchdowns for Kids has raised $178,000.00 as of the twelfth week of 49ers games, close to its $200,000.00 goal, to support programming for underserved youth.

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Women in Business and Innovation Panel at Stanford a Huge Success

Women in Business and Innovation Panel at Stanford

On November 20, 2014, several hundred people attended the symposium "Women in Business and Innovation," held at Stanford University and part of Poland-U.S. Innovation Week. Moderated by Janine Zacharia, international journalist and visiting lecturer at Stanford, four distinguished panelists discussed the role of women in the business and technology fields: Katarzyna Kacperczyk, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Poland; Susan Wojcicki, CEO of YouTube and Senior VP of Google; Padmasree Warrior, Chief Technology & Strategy Officer, Cisco; and Gloria Duffy, President and CEO of the Commonwealth Club of California.

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Stanford Real Estate Hall of Fame Inducts Tad Taube

Stanford Real Estate Hall of Fame Inducts Tad Taube

Bay Area real estate developer and philanthropist Tad Taube will be inducted into the Stanford Real Estate Hall of Fame on Friday, November 14, at the Stanford Real Estate Hall of Fame Honors Banquet.

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Grand Opening! POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews

Grand Opening! POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews

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.

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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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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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