Arkadii Burshtein was born in Sobolivka in 1928. His father was a tailor. He attended a Yiddish school for four years, and then finished his education in a Ukrainian school. He survived in labor camps in the Reichkommissariat Ukraine before making his way into Transnistria. After the war he returned to Haysyn, where he worked as chief engineer in a garment factory.

Other Interviews:

Sobolivka Ancedote
My Grandfather and the Priest
My Grandfather's Observance
"they wanted us to stay alive."
Speaking Yiddish
The Mass Grave in Sobolivka

Arkadii’s Gefilte Fish

Haysyn, Ukraine

Directions: 1. Fillet the fish 2. Add sugar, egg, and onions 3. Make cutlets 4. Cook; Ingredients:

1 fish Eggs Sugar Onions