The Foundation shall be active as is generally useful, and has as its purpose:
The acquisition and maintenance of the Klee Kodesj of the Portuguese-Israelite congregation of Amsterdam, namely ceremonial objects, artifacts necessary and/or used for that congregation's worship services and other religious activities, and objects for the decoration of the national monument of the Portuguese-Israelite synagogue including associated buildings located on the Mr. Visserplein in Amsterdam, belonging to the cultural inheritance of the Portuguese-Israelite congregation.
The acquisition and maintenance of the Ets Haim library in Amsterdam, of books and data-media belonging to Ets Haim in addition to other items of personal property, together forming the cultural inheritance of the Ets Haim library.
The assurance of maintenance, administration and public access of the aforementioned cultural inheritance of the Ets Haim library within the Portuguese-Israelite congregation.
The Foundation is non-profit and carries Culturele ANBI status. It was established in July, 2007.
J.M.F.X. van Veggel (Chairman)
J.R.A. Nawijn (Vice Chairman)
Mrs. J.A. Kranendonk
F.W.I. Lachotzki (Treasurer)
M.A. Cohen de Lara
Mw. A. Coronel - Van den Bergh
Members of the administration earn no remuneration for their activities per se.
Postbus 160, 1190 AD Ouderkerk aan de Amstel