Jewish cemetery in Pistyn, 2019
Jewish cemetery in Pistyn, 2019
- Russian Jewish encyclopedia
- Холокост на территории СССР: Энциклопедия / Гл. ред. И. А. Альтман. - М.: Российская политическая энциклопедия (РОССПЭН): Научно-просветительный Центр «Холокост», 2009

- European Jewish Cemeteries Initiative. Published by Center for Jewish art

Kosiv district, Ivano-Frankivsk region

Pistyn, village in the Ivano-Frankivsk region. In the 19th - beginning of the 20th century - in the province of Galicia as part of Austria-Hungary. In 1919–39 - in the Stanislav Voivodeship as part of Poland, in 1939–91 - as part of the Ukrainian SSR.

In 1765, 222 Jews lived in Pistyn,
in 1880 - 862 (28.2%),
in 1900 - 898 (24.7%),
in 1921 - 525 Jews (15.5%)
in 1939 - 570 Jews.

At the end of the 18th - early 19th centuries, the rabbi in Pistyn was Meshulam Epstein (1780–1818, Kolomyya), then - Chaim-Yosef Brookshtein (1775–1865). Later, the son of H.-Y. Brookshtein, Isroel-Natan-Alter (1837–1868) became the rabbi.

At the end of the 19th century, the rabbis were Avrom Edelstein and Mordhe Joles.

In the 1920-30s in Pistyn acted branches of various Jewish parties and organizations.

In the summer of 1941, Pistyn occupied the Hungarian troops, then they were replaced by the Wehrmacht troops. Judenrat was created.

On April 8, 1942, part of the Jews was killed in the village, 584 Jews were deported to Kolomyya.
On September 8, 1942, the rest of the Jews of Pistyn were deported to Kolomyya.
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