A Polish group of supporters is working in cooperation with the local town on the restoration of the Jewish cemetery in Krościenko nad Dunajcem.
The Jewish cemetery in Krościenko nad Dunajcem has no identifying signage, and is completely overgrown with trees and shrubs. The Nomina Rosae Foundation from nearby Nowy Sącz has taken on the task of restoring the cemetery grounds and fence and erecting a monument on the cemetery site. Clickhere to read the Foundation's detailed plans for the restoration of the cemetery and look at the photos below of the current state and future plans. The Nowy Sącz Shtetl of Tsanz organization is also a partner in the project. Also read more from project coordinator Dariusz Popiela by clicking here.
Several organizations and individuals have expressed their support for the restoration project, including:
Rabbi Avi Baumol of Kraków, providing rabbinical supervision of the work. Click here to read Rabbi Baumol's article about the project.
The chief rabbi of Poland, Michael Schudrich
The mayor of Krościenko, Jan Dyda, who is arranging for a road to be built to reach the cemetery.
Click here to read an endorsement of the project by Rabbi Baumol and Jonathan Ornstein, Executive Director of the JCC Kraków.
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