Today, Burshtyn is one of two towns in Galicia, where memories about the Jewish population are still preserved albeit in a fragmented form.
The town of Burshtyn was one of the two former shtetls in Galicia, where there was no problem to find Ukrainian interviewees able to speak about local Jews (The second one is Solotvin).
For example, only one quarter of the Jewish cemetery in Burshtyn is still preserved, and according to the local inhabitants, the rest had been destroyed by the Nazis who used the tombstones to pave a road.
Using the town of Burshtyn as an example, I would like to show how the memory about Jews is preserved and constructed anew, and how it is connected with Jewish objects of Burshtyn's urban topography.
The majority of our elderly interviewees said that Burshtyn had significantly changed after World War II.
Our elderly interviewees in the old town mention that Jews constituted the majority of prewar population in Burshtyn.
It is about to take one of its coal-fired power stations, Burshtyn
, which is slightly larger than the combined capacity of K2/R4, and disconnect it from the Ukraine grid so it can be connected to the West to export power.
Burshtyn, an attorney in the Weitz & Luxenberg, P.
Burshtyn explained that given the long latency period for developing asbestos-related disease after exposure to the mineral, these workers may develop mesothelioma or asbestos-related lung cancer 30 or 40 years in the future.
Burshtyn, "these workers were unwittingly exposed to a toxic substance and may potentially contract a fatal lung disease as a result.
von Oiste, Jerry Kristal and Patti Burshtyn
, with extensive legal research and trial support on the case conducted by Christopher Romanelli, Stephen Riegel, Tom Comerford and Jessica Russell.
The Weitz & Luxenberg trial team included Roberts, Adam Cooper and Jerry Kristal, with additional support by associate attorney Patti Burshtyn