|BUZA: jud. Cluj|
International Jewish Cemetery Project - Romania Bo-Bu
BUZA I (jud. Cluj)
Local authority: mayor Rusu Viorel, Buza, 3497, Cluj county
Local religious authority: Evreilor (The Jewish Community of) Cluj, Tipografiei str. 25, 3400 Cluj-Napoca, Romania. Tel. 0040-64-196600
National religious authority: Federation of Jewish Communities Romania, Str. Sf. Vineri 9-11, Bucureşti, Tel: (40-1) 613-2538, 143-0010-100. Contact: Mr. Alex Silvan
Interested: "Dr. Moshe Carmilly" Institute for Hebrew and Jewish History, Universitatii str., no. 7-9, room 61, 3400 Cluj-Napoca, Romania. Director: Ladislau Gyemant
Caretaker: Ilie Boca, Buza nr. 172
The Jewish population by census in 1857 is 8 and 34 in 1930. In May 1944, the Jews were gathered in the ghetto in Dej and on May 28, June 6-8 1944 deported to Auschwitz.
Vegetation in the site is not a problem. Water drainage is a constant problem.[?] No special sections. The 19th century. The undetermined stone tombstones are flat-shaped and smoothed and Hebrew inscribed. Priviate individuals own the site is used only as a Jewish cemetery. Adjacent properties are residential. Rarely, private Jewish or non-Jewish individuals visit the never vandalized site. Maintenance includes cleaning stones by non-Jewish individuals or groups in 1985. Current care is occasional clearing by individuals and regular unpaid caretaker. No structures. No threats.
Otto Mittelstrass, Historisch-Landeskindlicher Atlas von Siebenburgen. Ortsnamenbuch, Heidelberg, 1992
The General Census of the Population of Romania - December 29, 1930, I-III, Bucharest, 1938
Ernst Wagner, Historisch-statistisches Ortsnamenbuch fur Siebenburgen, Koln-Vienna, 1977.
Moshe-Carmilly-Weinberger, History of the Jews of Transilvania (1623-1944), Bucharest, 1994 (in Romanian)
He interviewed Ilie Boca in Buza.
The isolated and unlandmarked Orthodox 19th and 20th century rural/agricultural hillside site has no sign or marker. Reached by crossing private property, access is open to all. A fence with locking gate surrounds the site. The pre- and post-WWII size is 10 m X 30 m.
The municipality owns the site is used only as a Jewish cemetery and an orchard. Adjacent properties are agricultural. The size before WWII is probably the same. Rarely, private Jewish or non-Jewish individuals visit the never-vandalized cemetery. Maintenance was a wall repair by Jewish individuals abroad before 1989. Care is occasional clearing by individuals and regular unpaid caretaker No structures. No threats.