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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 >>

Jewish Zamość - workshop 2019-06-03
On June 3, 2019 the "Synagogue" Center organized a workshop for students of the First High School in Zamość entitled "Jewish Zamość". The historical part was followed by a tour around the Old Town and buildings connected with the Jewish community. We would like to thank more »


11th Zamość Night of Museums 2019-05-18
On May 18th, 2019 took place the 11th Zamość Night of Museums, in which we have traditionally took part. Visitors of the Zamość synagogue had the opportunity to hear the story about the multicultural Zamość by Krzysztof more »


5th Touristic May Event in Zamość 2019-05-11
The 5th Touristic May Event will take place on Saturday, May 11, 2019 in Zamość. The main organizer of which is the "Tourism with Passion" association. We are very pleased that we can be a partner of this event.Entrances to the "Synagogue" Center are scheduled for: more »


"Spaces" - paintings by Natalia Batko - Gajda 2019-04-28
From April 28th, 2019 an exhibition of paintings by Natalia Batko - Gajda entitled “Spaces” will be presented in the "Synagogue" Center of the Foundation for the Preservation of Jewish Heritage in Poland. These are the latest works of the Artist. "Spaces" more »


Workshop for tourist guides. 2019-04-25
On April 25, 2019 we organized workshops for Zamość tourist guides. The meeting concerned the history of Jews in Zamość and the interior of the synagogue. more »


Workshop for students 2019-04-02
On April 2nd, 2019, we were visited by the students of the elementary school from the Jan Nowak Jeziorański Social Educational Society in Warsaw. For our guests, we organized a workshop about Jewish traditions and the interior of the synagogue. more »


Workshop for students 2019-02-08
On February 8, 2019 we were visited by a group of students of The First John Zamoyski School in Zamość, for which we organized a workshop about the history of Jews in Zamość and the architecture of our synagogue.   more »


Exhibition by Judith Aizen 2019-01-07
We kindly inform that the exhibition by Judith Aizen - „Pictures from an Old and Tattered Album. 1900-1942” will be once again presented at the „Synagogue” Center of the Foundation for the Preservation of Jewish Heritage in Poland to the end of March 2019. more »


Zamość reading of the stage by Icchok Lejb Perec 2018-11-22
"At night on the Old Market Square" - Zamość reading of the stage by Icchok Lejb PerecS. K. Zamoyski Library in Zamość, Kornel Makuszyński Youth Culture Center in Zamość and the "Synagogue" Center more »


Genius of the borderlands - exhibition 2018-11-09
The post-competition exhibition of selected works from the 5th Polish Art Competition "Genius of the borderlands" organized by the Bernardo Morando Fine Arts High School in Zamość and the Center for Artistic Education in Warsaw will be presented in the "Synagogue" more »

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The Cahnman Foundation



Liceum Plastyczne im. Bernarda Morando

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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  'Revitalization of the synagogue in Zamosc' brochure  
  'Preserving Jewish Heritage in Poland' album  
  'Creating a team of cultural animators for the ‘Synagogue’ Center' brochure  

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