Coordinates: 48˚ 29' N, 26˚ 63' E
13 miles SSW of Kamyanets-Podilskyy
29 miles ENE of Chernivtsi
Ukrainian, Russian: Хотин. Yiddish: חוטין
Ukrainian: Khotyn Russian: Khotin
Polish: Chocim Hungarian: Hotin
This website is dedicated to the families of Khotyn, including that of our maternal grandfather Kalman (Charles) Vaynshteyn (Weinstein), son of Schmuel (Samuel) , grandson of Moishe.
Khotyn, in the Chernivtsi oblast of Ukraine today, was the former district center of N Bessarabia , on the border with Podolia and Galicia. In 1900 there were 9,291 Jewish inhabitants. It is located on the right, southwestern bank of the Dniester River.
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Khotyn in Bessarabia
Town of Khotyn on Dniester River
Khotyn Fortress - Constructed after 1400
Grand Rabbi Mordechai Yisrael Twersky of Khotyn
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Last Updated May, 9 2015
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