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Projects/Nagyvazsony

Mar 14 2019

A beautiful stone wall was erected around Nagyvazsony, in partnership with the Hungarian Government. Due a town requirement, the wall had to be built using the same freestone style as all the other structures in this region. This was made possible by the assistance of the Endowment Program, to the joy and relief of all descendants.

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Projects/Kisleta

Feb 11 2019

The Kisleta cemetery in Hungary was beautifully restored in partnership with the Hungarian Government under the Endowment Program. A new, strong wall was erected along the original cemetery borders, effectively marking the entire property. Through a private sponsorship of the esteemed descendants, the gravestones were also restored atop new, concrete foundations.

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Projects/Nagysimonyi

Feb 04 2019

The HFPJC kicked off a successful partnership with the Hungarian Government's Endowment Program by executing the important Nagysimonyi restoration project. A section of the wall and the entrance building were beautifully rebuilt under the Endowment Program, and the gravestones were re-erected under a private initiative by the descendants.

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Status Report

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.

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Projects/Magy

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.

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Projects/Nyiregyhaza

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.

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Projects/Zipov

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.

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Projects/Legyesbenye

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.

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Projects/Stropkov

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.

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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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Jacob Gutman
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Calman Lieberman
President
Chaim Ferencz
Vice President
Shia Fisch
Family Liaison
Jacob Hiller
Family Liaison
Moshe Landau
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Yoel Berkowitz
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Mrs. R. Gelbman
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Mrs. F. Ellenbogen
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Mrs. Y. Ungar
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