The Project to Restore the
Przerosl Jewish Cemetery

The Restoration Plan


The Przerosl Jewish Cemetery is being restored in five phases.


Phase 1: FODZ sends a team to Przerosl to inspect the cemetery site, to make recommendations for the restoration project, and to enlist the support of local officials.

Funds required: $388
Donations received: $388
Status: Completed April 14, 2015


Phase 2: The cemetery grounds are cleared of vegetation so that the locations of all remaining headstones can be discovered.

Funds required: $5,700
Donations received: $5,025
Status: Scheduled for July 3-7, 2017


Phase 3: Fallen headstones are righted and reset, broken headstones are repaired. All headstones are cleaned; the inscriptions are transcribed, translated, and posted on the project website.

Funds required: To be determined.


Phase 4: A commemorative monument is erected with a plaque inscribed in three languages (English, Polish, and Hebrew), describing the history of the site and acknowledging the efforts of those who contributed to the success of the project.

Funds required: $3,000


Phase 5: The wall and the gates of the cemetery are rebuilt.

Funds required: To be determined.

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