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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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