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Projects/Ladomirova

Sep 02 2018

Gravestones in the cemetery of Ladomirova, Slovakia are now being restored! After several years of hard work to build a new wall and clean the grounds, the project is now in its final phase. Descendants rejoice at the long-awaited moment, which comes after many setbacks, including property issues and a difficult passageway which necessitated the building of an expensive road leading to the cemetery.

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Cemetery activities

Aug 30 2018

A beautiful enclosure is being built around the four prominent rabbunim resting in the Piestany cemetery. Other restoration measures are also being undertaken to revitalize and beautify this sacred site.

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Maintenance

Aug 24 2018

The HFPJC Maintenance Division is releasing reports to the sponsoring descendants of the third annual cutting of cemeteries enrolled in this program. Families receiving this report can see the exact condition of the cemetery accompanied by on-site pictures taken by an HFPJC representative.

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Projects/Vitka

Aug 20 2018

The cemetery in Vitka, Hungary was beautifully restored in a successful project sponsored by the esteemed descendants. The cemetery is now enclosed with a durable concrete fence, and the gravestones are re-erected on new concrete foundations.

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Projects/Nyirbogat

Aug 15 2018

The old cemetery in Nyirbogat, Hungary was finally fully restored, after years of negotiations to retrieve a part of the property that was under legal consideration. HFPJC was able to obtain permits to continue building the cemetery wall, and has also finalized the interior restoration, cleaning the grounds and setting the gravestones on new foundations.

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Projects/Szentmiklos

Aug 12 2018

Years of tedious negotiations finally culminate in a highly successful restoration project when the cemetery in Szentmiklos is restored to an honorable condition. A new wall now surrounds and demarcates the cemetery property, to the satisfaction of all descendants involved in the project.

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Projects/Zarnya

Jul 31 2018

The cemetery in Zarnya, Ukraine is now enclosed with a sturdy new concrete wall, adding protection to this sacred site. The efforts was spearheaded by a group of descendants who were concerned about the safety of this cemetery, and contacted Avoyseinu to take measures toward that end. Once the wall was successfully constructed, the committee decided to sponsor the matzeva restoration as well, so that the place is completely and beautifully renovated.

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Gravestones/Tolcsva

Jul 29 2018

Gravestones restoration in Tolcsva, Hungary is now completed b"H. The 200 matzevos in the cemetery are now standing erect on new foundations, in a dignified manner, to the satisfaction of all descendants.

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Gravestones/Zator

Jul 19 2018

231 gravestones have been re-erected atop new concrete foundations in the cemetery of Zator, Poland. This noble undertaking, sponsored by a group of Zator descendants, shifted the cemetery's condition from neglect and ruin to honor and dignity.

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Evaluation/Krzywzca

Jul 16 2018

Efforts to restore the ancient cemetery of Krzywcza, Poland are now underway, following a report received from a thorough evaluation conducted by Avoyseinu upon the request of several descendants. The report revealed a poor picture of this sacred site: the cemetery's wall, constructed out of wire, is falling apart, the grounds are unkempt and the matzevos are in various stages of neglect.

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Jacob Gutman
CEO
Calman Lieberman
President
Chaim Ferencz
Vice President
Shia Fisch
Family Liaison
Jacob Hiller
Family Liaison
Moshe Landau
CFO
Yoel Berkowitz
Maintenance Director
Mrs. R. Gelbman
Assistant Director
Mrs. F. Ellenbogen
Project Coordinator
Mrs. Y. Ungar
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