Husiatin, Podolia (Ukraine):
Jewish settlement founded in 16th century,
annihilated in 1942

(Husyatyn, Ukraine)

49°04' / 26°13'

Translation of
Husiatyn; Podoler Gubernye: Idisher yishev,
gegrindet in 16-tn yorhundert,
umgebrakht in 1942: le-zikhron netsah

Edited by Benjamin Diamond

Published in New York, 1968



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for typing up the English text to facilitate its addition to this project.


This is a translation from:
Husiatyn; Podoler Gubernye: Idisher yishev, gegrindet in 16-tn yorhundert, umgebrakht in 1942: le-zikhron netsah:
(Husiatin, Podolia (Ukraine): Jewish settlement founded in 16th century, annihilated in 1942),
Edited by Benjamin Diamond, Former Residents of Husiatyn in America, Published in New York, 1968 (Pages 309 H, E)

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Yizkor Book

Dedicated to the Memory
of the Jewish Population
of both Husiatins
(in the Ukraine and Galicia)
who fell victims of the Nazi hordes
in World War II

Published by a group of Husiatin Landsleit in America
under the editorship of
Benjamin Diamond


Members of the Yizkor Book Committee
Morris Awerbuch Jacob Galanter Esther Fox
Dora Brandt Gitel Greenberg Noah Resnick
Ettie Diamond Frieda Gaynor Polly Schwartzberg
  Arthur Fox  
New York, New York, 1968.
Printed in U.S.A. by Waldon Press, Inc., N.Y.C.
Our great appreciation to the writers and translators: Ascher Penn, Sidney Rosenfeld and Sol Gilbert for their assistance in preparing and editing of this book. A special thanks to the librarians of the Jewish Scientific Institute (Yivo) and of the various sections of the Public Library of the city of New York for their assistance in gathering the various materials for our study of Jewish life in the Ukraine.

Benjamin Diamond,

Cover designed by A.M. Weiner



Introduction The Editors V
Memoirs and Historical Events Benjamin Diamond 1
The Ukraine – An Historical Analysis Benjamin Diamond 35
Reminiscences Morris Awerbuch 59
What I Remember Dora Brandt 69
Husiatiner-Podolier Friendship Circle Dora Brandt 71
My Town Arthur Fox 75
We Shall Remember... Esther Fox 77
My Old Town Frume Galanter-Louis 80
The Bridge over River Zbrutch Jacob Galanter 82
Reminiscences Freide Gaynor-Mudrick 87
My Home in Husiatin Jonah Goodman 92
My Birth town Gitel Greenberg 93
Reminiscences of World War in 1914 Berl Langer 96
Reminiscences of my Parentsí Home Louis Lanster 103
Reminiscences Isaac Rosenberg 106
My Experiences Liza Rosenberg-Bandler 108
Reminiscences Polly Schwartzberg 109
Greetings and Observations Morris Awerbuch 113
In Appreciation Arthur and Esther Fox 115
Heartfelt Thanks Dora Brandt 116
Some observations concerning our Memorial Volume Benjamin Diamond 117
Husiatin and Its Jewish People in Pictures 125


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