Jan 18 2019
NEW! Avoyseinu releases updated report on all cemeteries where they were/are involved, with a code on its status. Review this report with information on 730 cemeteries to see if you can find your own ancestral cemetery and its status. If a cemetery isn't listed, Avoyseinu can be contacted to order an evaluation.
Dec 20 2018
Swift progress and skilled workmanship are what characterize the restoration project in Magy, Hungary. In their determined quest for security and dignity in their ancestral cemetery, the Magy descendants galvanized quickly to jump-start this important project. Barely a year has passed since the initial evaluation, and a robust wall stands erect around the entire site, protecting and honoring it, as befits a Jewish final resting site.
Nov 08 2018
A monumental project has been launched with the start of fence construction in Nyiregyhaza, Hungary. Ancestral burial site to many prominent families in today's Jewish communities, there is much excitement among descendants watching this important and noble endeavor progressing.
Oct 02 2018
A beautiful new wall of concrete and iron now surrounds the Zipov cemetery, fruits borne of a concerted effort to restore honor to this burial site. The matzevos have been properly erected atop concrete foundations to prevent decay and erosion. The descendants rejoice at the beautiful results of this hard-fought project.
Sep 19 2018
Progress and setbacks, hopes and frustrations, assistance and opposition: Eight years of highs and lows finally culminate in a successful operation carried through in Legyesbenye, Hungary. Descendants celebrate this long-awaited achievement of seeing their ancestral gravesites being properly enclosed with a strong concrete wall.
Sep 10 2018
After countless of legal obstacles, the Stropkov Jewish cemetery is finally properly enclosed, to the satisfaction of the many descendants involved. Done by a competent and experienced contractor, this newly restored cemetery is both visually attractive and an inspiration for the soul.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.