Welcome to the Löwenhardt Foundation. On this website you find stories and images from the past of four Jewish families in The Netherlands and Germany.
The Foundation aims to promote historical research into the Löwenhardt (Oberhemer, D), De Leeuw (Almelo, NL), Ten Brink (Denekamp, NL), and Weijl (Oldenzaal, NL) families and to disseminate its results.
This site was launched on 27 January 2013 at the occasion of International Holocaust Memorial Day… the day 68 years ago Auschwitz-Birkenau was liberated by Soviet troops. Read The fruits of revenge – a story accompanying the launch of this website. The Foundation was established a a legal entity under Dutch law on 13 March 2014. It is domiciled in Haarlem, The Netherlands. Löwenhardt Foundation is a non-for profit organisation. Your donations are welcome. Should you consider a gift, please write to the Treasurer at penningmeester [at] loewenhardtfoundation.org
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Chairman and webmaster John Löwenhardt, Haarlem NL
Advisers Anthony Fudge (English); Birgit Hannebrook (German); Mareike Otters (German); Tanya Rumpff (art); Magdalena Strugholz (research, German); Simon Vleeschdrager (website)
Sponsor Media Consultant Joseph Rosenbaum, New York USA