The basic idea of the project is to create a virtual Museum "Heritage of the Jews of Lodz" devoted to the memory of the Jews of Lodz. Its aim is to preserve written documents, pictures and other multimedia materials that are connected with the life of Jewish community in Lodz over the years and can be digitalized. The project will also focus on collecting the necessary documents to inscribe the Jewish Cemetery in Lodz on the World Heritage List of UNESCO and to promote related activities.
The primary source will be documents collected by the Foundation Monumentum Iudaicum Lodzense which are the source materials for exhibitions ("200 years of the Jews of Lodz", "Jewish painters and sculptors of the 19th and 20th century", "Ghetto Terra Incognita. Fighting art of Arie Ben Menachem and Mendel Grosman", "Yesterday and Today" Factory Owners’ Families”, "Two faces of Arthur Szyk", publications “Jews from Vienna in the Lodz Ghetto", “Children of the Lodz Ghetto (Litzmannstadt Ghetto/ Children of the Lodz ghetto (Litzmannstadt Ghetto) and source materials used for biographical dictionary of the Jews of Lodz . The additional source materials are documents of individuals from Lodz and materials available in the State Archive in Lodz, the Jewish Historical Institute in Warsaw, Yad Vashem in Jerusalem, the Holocaust Museum in Washington and other institutions that the Foundation cooperates with.
The creation of a virtual museum " Heritage of the Jews of Lodz " is planned for the years 2013 - 2018 , assuming the following implementation plan: