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Before WWII

Home to both Jews and Christians, Stolin was known as the center of the Karlin-Stolin Chasidic movement and an important market town in the region. The following aspects of the lives of its residents offer a glimpse into what it was like to have lived there.

For further information about the history of Stolin's Jewish population, please read the following articles by Misha Chernyavski and Klaus Bolling.

Stolin Schematic Plan America Street Dombrovitsa Street Koscuizko Street David-Horodok Street Pinsk Street Ghetto Perlov Street Pilsudski Street Narutowicz Street #
Y. Strosky, Schematic Plan of Stolin in 1935.
Published in A. Avatichi, Y. Ben-Zakkai, Stolin: a Memorial Book of the Jewish Community of Stolin and Vicinity
(Tel Aviv, Israel; A. Strud & Sons Printers, 1952) 7.

View the original, untranslated map in Hebrew »

The Vicinity

The Vicinity »

Neighboring shtetls, together with Stolin, formed a extended community.


Photos »

A collection of photographs depicting life and the people of Stolin.


Families »

Family trees, stories, records, and photos.


Religion »

Stolin was one of the major centers of Judaism in Eastern Europe and home to the Perlov rabbinic dynasty.


Music »

Nigunim and klezmer music from Stolin.


Records »

Records from pre-war Stolin.

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