Hungarian Jewish communities are repurchasing cemeteries that have fallen into disrepair while legal wrangling continues over who owns the Jewish sites. “If we tried to find other legal ways” to get the cemeteries back “it would have taken years and years,” said a founder of the Mechon Simon Foundation. “You could have grown potatoes there by that time.”
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