labor of love opens windows on
(Update on Sid Shaievitz'
work on the Felshtin yizkor book.)
Following his visit to Gvardeyskoye in May 2007, Mel Werbach
launched a Felshtin Memorial Project. We thank everyone who has
donated. The list is here.
Mel's account of his trip
70 Years Later. He has also made photos from his trip available.
photos from the Felshtin Section of the Baron Hirsch Cemetery in
Staten Island, December 2009
May 19, 2010
Report | Photos | Dedication
Your support is
Chamber of the
Holocaust Museum, Jerusalem.
Photo by Joel
"In Memory of the Martyrs of Felshtin
community and the surroundings in the Ukraine that were murdered in
the Petlura calamity, may their names (the rioters) be removed, in
the year 5679, in the month of Adar, in the days of the pogrom, and
the holocaust in the days of the Nazi occupation.
"May God avenge their blood.
"May their souls be bound in the
bundle of life, memorialized by the people of Felshtin and the
A review of the Felshtin yizkor
book appears here.
A new translation of the
victims of the Felshtin pogrom is now available. (An
earlier translation in alphabetical order by surname is also
Read the article
Sid Shaievitz's work here.
A reprint of the original
Felshtin yizkor book, almost entirely in Yiddish, hardbound and
printed on acid-free paper, may be purchased from the National Yiddish Book Center.
Thanks to Alan
Bernstein, new research on Felshtin is
Recent Photos of the Felshtin
Section of the Baron Hirsch Cemetery in Staten Island
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uncovered list of Felshtin pogrom victims is now available