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.
Zdana descendants rejoice at the completion of the cemetery restoration, 16 years after it was initially evaluated. The project included tedious groundwork to enable the sturdy placement of the new wall. Now the cemetery is fully enclosed with a durable, concrete wall, the matzevos and grounds are properly restored, and the honor and dignity were returned to the righteous souls interred in the cemetery.
One wall in the Tornalja cemetery in Slovakia was dismantled during a city-sponsored construction project in the area. The descending families along with the HFPJC petitioned the city to avail their workers to rebuild the wall properly. Through a joint effort, the wall is now being rebuilt to the satisfaction of all.
Grueling work continues in Trencseny, Slovakia to lift and re-erect the large, heavy tombstones in the cemetery. Amazing discoveries have also been made throughout the project, unearthing stones of prominent scholars whose exact burial places were unknown.
The construction of the wall around the cemetery in Desesti was successfully completed. Project was held up due to border disputes, but negotiations led by Avoyseinu succeeded in settling all issues.
Petrova cemetery restoration project now completed with restoration of 211 stones! New concrete wall around the cemetery has been built through Avoyseinu in year 2017 in the first phase of restoration, and all the stones have been re-erected on new concrete foundations in the second and final phase.
After months of research and negotiations, the Vlcany cemetery in Slovakia was finally completely enclosed, providing added protection to the sacred graves within.
Descendants rejoice at the successful completion of the Edeleny cemetery restoration project. The new wall encloses and protects the cemetery, and the gravestones are re-erected with durable concrete foundations. A beautiful door has been inserted, granting added honor and dignity to this holy place.
During an intense preparatory undertaking to enclose and preserve the cemetery in Pinsk/Karlin, Belarus, HFPJC board members received an urgent call about ongoing construction activities within this sacred area. Immediately after Pesach, representatives flew to Belarus to negotiate the immediate halt of the desecrating activities, and were met with understanding and compassion from the locals and authorities. This led to a peaceful resolution, in which the construction plans were altered to keep the cemetery intact.
A brand new matzeva is placed in one of the three newly built ohels in the cemetery of Kobrin, Belarus, commemorating the revered Rabbi Moshe of Kobrin zy"a.
Construction on a new, durable wall around the cemetery of Nyirmeggyes, Hungary began on April 11, 2018. Descendants across the globe celebrate the return of honor and dignity to this sacred site, which lay in ruin for so many years.
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