Pavoloch, Ukraine

Welcome to the Pavoloch Shtetlinks Website

Other Names

Location Of Pavoloch

Pavoloch was at the "center of the Pavoloch volost, Skvira Uyezd, Kiev Guberniya. It is 61 MILES or 101 km. from Kiev." Sarah Faerman,Toronto

Pictures donated by Keith Levit

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  • Former Congregation Anshe Pavoloch at 1539 Turner Avenue (now Christiana Avenue) in Chicago (1999)
  • Inscription: Congregation of the people of Pavoloch
  • Romanian Shul on Douglas and Millard Avenues in Chicago
    where Sydney Velen had his Bar Mitzvah with Zayde Cantor Jacob Fisher, the Bolagola and son of Joseph and Sarah Stein Messonsnik. (2001),
  • The synagogue in Choderov

  • a town north of Pavoloch and birthplace of Chai Mendel Bordonsky Fischer.
  • Pavoloch Benevolent Aid Society of Chicago c. 1930
  • Pavoloch sewing class (1916) Rose Chervinsky on right,
  • This photo was seen for the first time on this website by Lisa Cooper's father who recognized his mother Pearl Unikow on the left.
  • Polsky photos - 1912 (Donated by Sarah Faerman of Toronto, Canada)
  • Monument to the Jews of Pavoloch in the place of slaughter (Courtesy of Boris Feldblyum Collection)
  • Click on pictures for an enlarged view

    Aaron and Malka Stein
    with their grandchildren 
    Joseph Yerusalinsky and 
    Anita Rosenberg c. 1907
      Samovar from Pavoloch 
    Bubbe's shopping list.
    Click here to see what it says.


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    Books About Pavoloch

    Memoirs and Family Stories

  • Memoir of Woolf Kossoff donated by Adam Kossoff (2014)
  • My trip to Fastov and Pavolitch by Barbara Moser (July, 2006)
  • Shnier Family Homepage. Scroll down to Lisa Cooper's link where you'll find excerpts from her book,
    "The Breadbasket," and many lovely pictures of Pavolitch from her recent visit.

  • The First Generations," Chapter II, by Bert Z. Shanas
  • Shanas,Stracovsky,Kimmelfeld,Gorstein,and Mozart families (2004).
  • "The Breadbasket," The memoirs of Pearl Unikow (2005)
  • donated by Lisa Cooper

  • The memoirs of Bernard Karasick (2001)
  • Photo of Bernard Karasick
  • A visit to Pavoloch by Keith Levit (1999)

  • The Piatagorskys in Pavoloch

  • The Story of a Pavoloch Orphan by Richard Spector (Revised 12/14/2007)
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    Jewish Communities in Ukraine

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