Start of restoration of section 33C
November 19, 2019
Today we started the restoration of section 33C. It has an area of 5 643 sqm (60 740 sqf.). About 1 465 individuals have been buried here between 1945 and 1967.
Our American foundation was registered
July 13, 2016
We need our American co-foundation because of our American founders. In case of donation, they ask for such a tax certificate, which they can use in the USA when they do the taxes.
We agreed with the Jewish parish of Budapest
April 4, 2016
We signed a letter of intent with the Jewish Parish of Budapest. With this, the manager of the cemetery, the Jewish Parish expressly supports the project.
US Ambassador to Hungary visits our project
October 28, 2019
H.E. US Ambassador to Hungary David B. Cornstein and our project representatives after the cemetery tour we gave the high-ranking guest.
We are about to begin our work after the long winter hibernation.
April 1, 2019
We will begin with a significant amount of woodchipping the week after next and simultaneously, we will spray our completed section to ensure that weeds and reseeding do not recur.
The founders of the project joined
Dec. 18, 2015
The idea of the “Friends of the Budapest Jewish Cemetery” project originated from Michael Perl and Marc Pinter. They got to know each other during a dinner in November 2015.