About the organization
The Organization of the members of Zaglembie (Zagłębie) communities in Poland
- maintain the connection between Jews from Zaglembie in Israel and worldwide,
- secure and upkeep the Jewish memorial sites in Zaglembie,
- and the memorial sites in Israel.
- The Ashes' tombstone that was built in Israel in 1953 in the Nahalat Yitchak cemetery in Tel Aviv where people get together on Tisha B'Av to say Kadish to remember the day the Zaglembie Ghettoes were annihilated.
- An impressive memorial site at the "Zaglembie Holy Forest" in the Modi'in area. It is a few acres big, where thousands of Jews from Zaglembie and their families get together on the Holocaust Memorial Day.
- A Zaglembie Communities street in Tel Aviv.
- Seven renovated and well kept cemeteries.
- Monuments and memorial boards in sites where synagogues, schools, orphanages, hospitals and other Jewish facilities used to exist,
- City squares commemorating Jewish Ghetto heroes where the Kamionka Ghetto in Będzin and Srodula Ghetto in Sosnowiec used to stand,
There are about 1,500 families in the organization from the first generation of the holocaust and the second one in Israel as well as hundreds of families outside of Israel.