HFPJC is proud to release its annual Status Report, including the 800 cemeteries where we are/were involved, with a code on its current status. The current status report also has a separate listing of all 365 restored cemeteries, and information on the maintenance program.
Resting site of the Sieniawer Rav, Rebbe Yechzkel Halberstam zy"a, the Sieniawa cemetery in Poland is a place often visited by Jews around the world. Therefore, the news of the restoration of all stones in this cemetery struck a chord for many people. Pictures of the beautifully restored grounds and gravestones inspired all who have followed this lofty undertaking.
HISTORIC DISCOVERY! Descendants rejoice at the amazing discovery of their ancestral gravestone! After many years of negotiations, HFPJC was finally able to annex part of the cemetery that was excluded from today's registry. When the newly annexed plot was fenced and cleaned, many gravestones and gravestone stubs were found, among them the long-sought fragmented matzeva of Rabbi Shimon Lieberman zt"l, the Sena'r Rav!
HFPJC commends the amazing efforts of the Almosd descendants on behalf of their ancestral cemetery. Following an evaluation in mid-2019, the families immediately united in their goal to restore the abandoned cemetery and 460 members donated small amounts, which gradually accumulated to cover all costs. Thus, they succeeded in restoring the cemetery fully in record time!
Descendants work quickly and determinedly to fund the full restoration of the cemetery in Csokvaomany, Hungary. Despite various setbacks due to terrain conditions, HFPJC ensures that the project proceeds with speed and competence, being completed successfully to the satisfaction of all parties.
A significant part of the cemetery was restored as a starting measure for the necessary renovation efforts in Havasmezo, Romania. The entire front section was enclosed with a new wall and the nearby section of stones restored. The descendants are both rejoicing at this promising progress, and are continuing their fundraising efforts to finance the rest of the needed restoration activities.
After months of long-winding negotiations, HFPJC finally received the necessary permits to begin construction on the Teke cemetery in Romania. The cemetery was enclosed with a new, solid wall and its gravestones erected on poured concrete foundations. HFPJC extends its gratitude to the Jewish Federation of Romania who assisted in the permit process.
Descending families prepare to travel to their ancestral cemetery in Magy, Hungary, to personally view the results of their tedious fundraising efforts - a fully fenced and renovated cemetery. After years of lying in ruin and neglect, the place now sports a brand new concrete wall with dignified, erected stones and clean grounds.
300 gravestones are beautifully restored atop new, concrete foundations in the cemetery of Hogyes, Hungary. The descendants rejoice at the rejuvenation of this sacred site, particularly with the full refurbishing of the tombstone of their ancestor.
The cemetery in Sisov, Slovakia was beautifully restored through the sponsorship of the descendants, its property fully fenced with a durable, concrete wall, and its matzevos re-erected atop new, concrete foundations. This marks the tenth project in HFPJC's 2019 restoration season.
The 2019 restoration season went into full swing with the launching of the Mara, Romania cemetery project, the third project in the post-winter construction. This cemetery was beautifully and efficiently restored, with a full concrete wall erected along its borders and the gravestones re-installed on new, concrete foundations.
The HFPJC team is prepared to service all your cemetery-related needs.