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FOUNDATION OF THE JEWISH MUSEUM IN PRAGUE

Statute of the Jewish Museum in Prague Foundation (extract)

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The Jewish Museum in Prague Foundation (hereinafter the "Foundation") was established on 25 September 1992 by the State Jewish Museum in Prague, based at Jáchymova 3, Prague 1". The Foundation was registered with the local authority in Prague 1 on 21 October 1992 under the registration number 217/92.

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Registered office of the Foundation

The registered office of the Foundation is U Stare skoly 1, 110 00 Prague 1.

III
Aim and Purpose of the Foundation

1. The Foundation has been established for the purpose of contributing to the preservation and development of Jewish culture in the Czech Republic. In this connection it supports the religious, cultural, educational, publication and other activities of Jewish communities operating in the Czech Republic which belong to the Federation of Jewish Communities in the Czech Republic (hereinafter "Jewish communities")

2. To fulfil the above-mentioned purpose, the Foundation shall raise funds or other property values for the benefit of:

a) preservation and renovation (i.e. mainly restoration, conservation and cleaning) of objects of cultural value which are part of the holdings of the Jewish Museum in Prague, which are being used by Jewish communities under an agreement with the Jewish Museum in Prague, or which are to be loaned to Jewish communities by the Jewish Museum in Prague,
b) arrangement and establishment of technical conditions for cultural or educational activities, notably exhibitions (permanent and temporary), lectures and seminars which aim to make the public aware of the history and culture of the Jewish Diaspora in the Czech Republic and which are held by Jewish communities in collaboration with the Jewish Museum in Prague
c) publications, such as exhibition catalogues and informational, educational and other printed matter directly related to the activities of Jewish communities referred to in item 2b.

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Assets of the Foundation

1. In order to fulfil the above-mentioned purpose, the Foundation will, above all, concentrate its funds in the account of the Foundation.

2. Funds for the implementation of the Foundation's purpose and for the securing of its activities (as referred to above) shall be raised by the Foundation primarily from the following sources:

a) assets, rights or other property values received through donation or inheritance or from Czech or foreign legal entities, natural persons authorised to carry on a business and other natural persons,
b) incomes from assets, rights and other property values owned by the Foundation, namely interest on deposit accounts placed with a financial institution, incomes from the leasing of assets, including non-residential space or real estate, provided that they are owned by the Foundation or that the Foundation is authorised to profit from such assets,
c) other incomes obtained by the Foundation in accordance with generally binding legal regulations and with this Statute in order to achieve the Foundation's aim in a way that corresponds to the significance of the Foundation's mission.

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Use of resources

1. The Foundation's resources may be used exclusively for the achievement of the aim referred to in Article III., in accordance with generally binding legal regulations, with this Statute and with decisions taken by the Board.

a) The Foundation's resources may be provided only to Jewish communities or for their benefit. In exceptional cases, the Foundation's resources may be provided to other legal entities, natural persons authorised to carry on a business and other natural persons for the preservation, renovation and maintenance of objects of cultural value which are not part of the holdings of the Jewish Museum in Prague, pursuant to Article III, paragraph, 2 letter a), but which represent significant examples of a shared Jewish culture in the Czech Republic and serve the purposes set out in Article III.1 of this Statute."

For the full wording of the Jewish Museum in Prague Foundation contact 
Jana Kosáková, 
e-mail: justitz@volny.cz 
Phone +420- 607 902 978

Contact

Office: The Jewish Museum in Prague Foundation is located in the headquarters of the Jewish Museum in Prague at U staré školy 1, Prague 1. 

Contacts:

Dr. Eva Kosáková, Phone: +420 221 711 511, e-mail: [email] eva.kosakova[at]jewishmuseum.cz
Jana Kosáková, Phone: +420 222 311 570 (Tue and Thu), e-mail: justitz@volny.cz.

Bank account: No. 1930175389/ 0800, Česká spořitelna, Rytířská 29, 110 00, Prague 1.

 

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