Status Report

Jan 24 2022

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.

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Feb 10 2020

The historical cemetery in Kasho, Slovakia, resting site of a host of venerated rabbis and scholars, underwent a series of important renovations, generously sponsored by descendants and followers. A substantial part of the wall was rebuilt, a lot for parking and a pathway was paved, and the ohels of the rabbis have begun a thorough renovation.

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Jan 06 2020

The large cemetery in Szaniszlo, Romania, was successfully enclosed with a durable, concrete wall in a recent restoration undertaking. Descendants rejoice at this achievement in their quest to honor and commemorate their ancestral cemetery.

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Dec 02 2019

Intense intervention finally yields positive results for the cemetery in Gibart, Hungary. After many years of being only partially enclosed, HFPJC secured permission to annex a large part of the original cemetery property that was excluded from current maps, and a new wall was built to fence in the entire cemetery.

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Oct 15 2019

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!

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Sep 16 2019

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.

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Aug 29 2019

The old cemetery in Schattendorf, Austria is now completely enclosed with a beautiful brick and iron gate, isolating and commemorating this sacred resting site. In close cooperation with the local community and the descending families, HFPJC succeeded in resolving all permit issues and preparatory hindrances until the project was successfully finalized.

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Projects/Viseu de Mijlok

Jul 29 2019

After intense fundraising efforts, the Viseu de Mijlok project is finally launched. A strong, durable wall is erected around the entire cemetery, isolating and protecting the site. The descendants keep their sights ahead, continuing the efforts to fund the full gravestone restorations.

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Jul 09 2019

It seemed like an unattainable feat, but we got it done! After years of negotiations with the locals and members of the church, HFPJC was finally able to build the front wall of the cemetery, enclosing the site properly. Descendants are overjoyed at the great news, capping years of patience and determination while they waited for the cemetery to be fully restored.

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Jun 24 2019

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.

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Jun 18 2019

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.

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Contact Us

The HFPJC team is prepared to service all your cemetery-related needs.

Jacob Gutman
Calman Lieberman
Chaim Ferencz
Vice President
Shia Fisch
Family Liaison
Jacob Hiller
Family Liaison
Moshe Landau
Yoel Berkowitz
Maintenance Director
Mrs. R. Gelbman
Assistant Director
Mrs. F. Ellenbogen
Project Coordinator
Mrs. Y. Ungar
Foreign Correspondent