Re: [Cz-L] Re: czernowitz-l digest: April 29, 2008

From: Miriam Taylor <>
Date: Wed, 30 Apr 2008 08:47:44 -0400
To: Charles Rosner <>, Czernowitz Genealogy and History <>
Reply-to: Miriam Taylor <>

Miriam (Mimi) Taylor <>

Very good suggestion, I'll see what I can do.


> Hi Mimi and All!
> I believe that the plaque should be in three languages - and I'm convinced
> that the municipality can accept this request - thus reflecting the very dense
> history of the city: Ukrainian, because it is today in Ukraine; Rumanian,
> because Traian Popovici was Rumanian and his deeds were during the Rumanian
> rule; and German, because of the old and long Austrian rule and of the fact
> that the Jews he saved spoke German. Most (if not all) Jews in Cz spoke that
> language, whereas Yiddish was more spoken in smaller towns and Shtettls of
> Bukowina.
> As for the text itself, let's mix both proposals you have by now: "Mayor of
> this city in 1941: he was a righteous man who saved 20,000 Jews"
> Regards,
> Charles
> -snip-

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