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The 'Synagogue' Center is a museum and a modern cultural center functioning in the building of the Renaissance synagogue in Zamosc. The synagogue was restored by the Foundation for the Preservation of Jewish Heritage in Poland thanks to the support of Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway within the framework of the EEA Financial Mechanism and the Norwegian Financial Mechanism. The Center was opened on April 5th, 2011. The President of the Republic of Poland Bronislaw Komorowski held honorary patronage over the opening ceremony.

Currently operating in the building of the 17th century synagogue is the 
Multimedia Museum of the History of the Jews of Zamość and the Surrounding Area. Several exhibitions, lectures and concerts as well as seminars and academic conferences also take place there. Thanks to the existence of the 'Synagogue' Center visitors can learn about the history of the Jewish community which over several centuries took part in shaping the region’s intellectual, religious and cultural identity. Part of the building has been adapted for the needs of local NGOs active in the area of culture. The synagogue also has a religious function, serving as a place of prayer to Jewish groups visiting Zamosc. More about the project >>

Ephemerality - batik exhibition 2023-03-17
From March 17, 2023, at the "Synagogue" Center of the Foundation for the Preservation of Jewish Heritage in Poland, we present an exhibition from the Batik Studio of the Youth Cultural Center in Zamość.Young Artists, more »


People, War and Monuments. 2022-12-27
"People, War and Monuments" - The "Synagogue" Center of the Foundation for the Preservation of Jewish Heritage in Poland is pleased to invite you to a meeting with Dmytro Antoniuk, a Ukrainian journalist, history more »


Stefan's birthday. 2022-12-15
On behalf of the Organizers, we invite you to an event commemorating the outstanding figure of Stefan Sendłak and the lecture by Dr. Janusz Kłapeć from the more »


Living Library in Zamość 2022-10-29
On October 29, 2022 our synagogue will turn into a "Living Library". The event is organized by our friends from the Locally and Globally (Lokalnie i Globalnie) Association and we, as FODŻ, are happy to support their more »


POZA - Zibera Foundation evening. 2022-10-20
On October 20, 2022, the space of "Synagogue" Center will host en event organised by Fundacja Zibera.That will be an evening of the premiere show of the "POZA" movie about innovative and brave women associated more »


80th anniversary of the extermination of the Zamoś 2022-10-14
This year marks the 80th anniversary of the extermination of the ghetto and Zamość Jewish community.On the initiative of Janusz Kupczyk, Zamość City Councilor, Marek Kołcon, historian and author of the FB page "Żydowski more »


“Places Discovered. The Friends' Exhibition” 2022-09-29
Authors of the exhibition and the "Synagogue" Center of the Foundation for the Preservation of Jewish Heritage in Poland is pleased to invite you to the exhibition entitled "Places Discovered. The Friends' Exhibition".The more »


2nd Eastern Baroque Music Festival 2022-09-13
On September 12, 2022, the 2nd Eastern Baroque Music Festival - Musica dell'Anima begins in Zamość!The second festival concert - "Love Among Muses - French Baroque Cantatas" - will more »


"Poznaj Polskę" program 2022-09-05
We kindly inform you that the synagogue in Zamość is on the list of educational points of the "Poznaj Polskę" (Meet Poland) program run by the Ministry of Education and Science to support school educational trips in Poland. We invite school groups more »


The VÍNCULOS 2022 Poland / Ukraine tour 2022-07-20
On Wednesday, July 20, 2022, we have the pleasure to invite you to a special event. A concert by the Spanish chamber orchestra Orquesta de Cámara de Siero, OCAS will take place at 7.00 pm at the "Synagogue" Center more »

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Biuro Wystaw Artystycznych - Galeria Zamojska

Orkiestra Symfoniczna im. Karola Namysłowskiego

Katolicki Uniwersytet Lubelski Jana Pawła II. Pracownia Literatury Polsko-Żydowskiej

Państwowa Wyższa Szkoła Zawodowa w Zamościu, Pracownia Badań Dziejów i Kultury Żydów

Stowarzyszenie Studnia Pamięci

Uniwersytet Marii Curie-Skłodowskiej. Zakład Kultury i Historii Żydów

Wyższa Szkoła Zarządzania i Administracji w Zamościu

Gmina Żydowska w Trondheim w Norwegii (Det Mosaiske Trossamfunn, Trondheim)
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  'Preserving Jewish Heritage in Poland' album  
  'Revitalization of the synagogue in Zamosc' brochure  
  'Creating a team of cultural animators for the ‘Synagogue’ Center' brochure  

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