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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/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/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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Projects/Vitka

Aug 20 2018

The cemetery in Vitka, Hungary was beautifully restored in a successful project sponsored by the esteemed descendants. The cemetery is now enclosed with a durable concrete fence, and the gravestones are re-erected on new concrete foundations.

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Projects/Nyirbogat

Aug 15 2018

The old cemetery in Nyirbogat, Hungary was finally fully restored, after years of negotiations to retrieve a part of the property that was under legal consideration. HFPJC was able to obtain permits to continue building the cemetery wall, and has also finalized the interior restoration, cleaning the grounds and setting the gravestones on new foundations.

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Projects/Zarnya

Jul 31 2018

The cemetery in Zarnya, Ukraine is now enclosed with a sturdy new concrete wall, adding protection to this sacred site. The efforts was spearheaded by a group of descendants who were concerned about the safety of this cemetery, and contacted Avoyseinu to take measures toward that end. Once the wall was successfully constructed, the committee decided to sponsor the matzeva restoration as well, so that the place is completely and beautifully renovated.

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Gravestones/Tolcsva

Jul 29 2018

Gravestones restoration in Tolcsva, Hungary is now completed b"H. The 200 matzevos in the cemetery are now standing erect on new foundations, in a dignified manner, to the satisfaction of all descendants.

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Gravestones/Zator

Jul 19 2018

231 gravestones have been re-erected atop new concrete foundations in the cemetery of Zator, Poland. This noble undertaking, sponsored by a group of Zator descendants, shifted the cemetery's condition from neglect and ruin to honor and dignity.

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Projects/Marghita

Jul 12 2018

After months of tedious work, the Marghita cemetery in Romania is now fully restored. The cemetery boasts a beautiful new wall, newly re-erected gravestones with fresh, concrete foundations, and an impressive new ohel. Descendants visited the cemetery upon completion to see the work from close up and to light candles at the newly restored gravesites of their ancestors.

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Gravestones/Rzepniek

Jun 25 2018

The gravestones in the cemetery of Rzepniek, Poland were properly re-erected following a comprehensive fence construction. With this final endeavor, the Rzepniek cemetery has been restored to honor, as befits a beis hachaim.

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

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