Re: [Cz-L] Volunteers

From: Miriam Taylor <>
Date: Mon, 28 Jul 2008 12:35:48 -0400
To: HARDY BREIER <>, Czernowitz <>
Reply-to: Miriam Taylor <>

Miriam (Mimi) Taylor <>

Thank you Hardy.
I will take a copy of your message with me and read it to the volunteers.


> This is my adress to the volunteers who come to clean up
> the Czernowitz cemetery:
> Dear Volunteer,
> You come from all the corners of the world to do this work
> of love and show us that you care.
> We are not very much used to this attitude.
> Actions like this bring back our faith in mankind.
> You will be cleanig up the graves of our ancestors and
> make the cemetery a place where people can find a
> grave.
> Today this is not possible.
> Some of you may clean up the grave of Eliezer Steinberg
> the famous Jewish fabulist.
> On his grave there is the opening quote from his Book
> of Fables:
> " Sad ,children, on this world so big and wide,
> With a fable let us comfort ourselves."
> The saying is in Yiddish written with Hebrew
> letters.
> People will tell you that there are ghosts and evil
> spirits on the cemetery. Don't believe them.
> I hereby solemnly declare :
> All the spooky stories of Ghosts on
> the cemetery are pure fantasy.
> There are no Ghosts there !
> Not before the clock strikes midnight, anyway.
> And then , they are quite friendly .
> They don't harm anybody.
> Hardy

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