The Foundation for the Memory of the Shoah backs various projects in six areas: research on the Holocaust, anti-Semitism and other genocides; transmitting the memory of the Holocaust; teaching about the Holocaust; promoting and passing on Jewish culture; solidarity with Holocaust survivors; fighting anti-Semitism; and fostering intercultural dialogue.
In accordance with government directives related to the coronavirus-covid 19 outbreak and to ensure the protection of its employees and volunteers, the Foundation is closed until further notice.
Committee meetings scheduled in the coming days to review the requests for assistance submitted earlier in the year are postponed. The schedule for new requests will be modified.
A survivor of the Shoah, Simone Veil was an exceptional woman, motivated by deeply held moral convictions. The first president of the Foundation for the Memory of the Shoah, from 2001 to 2007, and honorary president since then, she will forever remain a role model for us.