The newly updated Status Report 2020 has been released! The report includes the status of 750 cemeteries, marked according a code-definition sheet, and a separate list of the 330 restored cemeteries.
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.
A violent storm ripped off a part of Presov's old wall, prompting a full reconstruction of that section. A tough and comprehensive building project was undertaken that includes laying a new heavy foundation for the concrete structure, and building the full, poured cement wall.
The ohel of the revered Rabbi Eliezer and his son Rabbi Shlomo Zucker zt"l is being redone beautifully, a project sponsored by the descendants. It is a true inspiration to watch the steady progress of this intricate work, and its completion is being anticipated.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The HFPJC team is prepared to service all your cemetery-related needs.