Stichting Het Stenen Archief

Foundation Stichting Het Stenen Archief was established in 2019.
As of February 1, 2020, the status of Public benefit institution (ANBI) has been acquired.
The objective of the foundation is:

  • acquiring, managing, preserving and making accessible various genealogical data relating to tombstones and (Jewish) cemeteries in the Netherlands;
  • providing knowledge and insight therein;
  • conducting research for next of kin, institutions and interested parties;
  • making a lasting contribution to the maintenance and progressive development of a memorial culture in the Netherlands
  • and furthermore everything that is directly or indirectly related to or may be conducive thereto, all in the broadest sense of the word.

This foundation continues with the digitization project of the Ashkenazi cemeteries in the Netherlands, started by Akevoth in collaboration with the NIK (Organisation of Jewish Communities in the Netherlands), as described in the policy plan.
Former members of Akevoth still make an important contribution.

The board members are unpaid, below you will find an overview of the board members, their position and email address:

Tom VerwaijenchairmanTom.Verwaijen
Jos Goudeketsecretary Jos.Goudeket
Marius HeemstratreasurerMarius.Heemstra
Hans van den BoswebmasterHans.vandenBos
Emile SalomonsEmile.Salomons
Johan van de WalleJohan.vandeWalle

The foundation is registered with the Chamber of Commerce under the following name, address and tax (RSIN) number:

Stichting Het Stenen ArchiefHoogveldweg 27,
5221 BA ‘s-Hertogenbosch
RSIN nr: 860241099