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Projects/Havasmezo

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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Projects/Teke

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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Projects/Magy

Jun 12 2019

Descending families prepare to travel to their ancestral cemetery in Magy, Hungary, to personally view the results of their tedious fundraising efforts - a fully fenced and renovated cemetery. After years of lying in ruin and neglect, the place now sports a brand new concrete wall with dignified, erected stones and clean grounds.

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Projects/Hogyes

Jun 04 2019

300 gravestones are beautifully restored atop new, concrete foundations in the cemetery of Hogyes, Hungary. The descendants rejoice at the rejuvenation of this sacred site, particularly with the full refurbishing of the tombstone of their ancestor.

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Projects/Sisov

May 15 2019

The cemetery in Sisov, Slovakia was beautifully restored through the sponsorship of the descendants, its property fully fenced with a durable, concrete wall, and its matzevos re-erected atop new, concrete foundations. This marks the tenth project in HFPJC's 2019 restoration season.

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Projects/Mara

Apr 09 2019

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.

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Projects/Kisleta

Feb 11 2019

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.

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Projects/Nagysimonyi

Feb 04 2019

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.

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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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Jacob Gutman
CEO
Calman Lieberman
President
Chaim Ferencz
Vice President
Shia Fisch
Family Liaison
Jacob Hiller
Family Liaison
Moshe Landau
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Yoel Berkowitz
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Mrs. R. Gelbman
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Mrs. F. Ellenbogen
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Mrs. Y. Ungar
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