Re: [Cz-L] Correct number of people saved by Traian Popovici

From: Marianne Hirsch <>
Date: Fri, 03 Oct 2008 22:54:41 -0400
Reply-to: Marianne Hirsch <>

I very much agree with Hardy.
Marianne Hirsch
Professor of English and Comparative Literature
Co-Director, Institute for Research on Women and Gender
Columbia University

On Oct 3, 2008, at 1:11 PM, HARDY BREIER wrote:

> Mimi.
> In 1941 Popovici saved 19600 Jews.
> In 1942 after Popovici was dismissed , 2600 of those were rounded
> up and deported.
> This does not change the number he saved by one single soul.
> Popovici did not issue life insurances - he issued stay permits.
> The plaque is to state his deeds of 1941 .
> Even if all Jews were later deported ,his credit stays
> unchanged.
> I strongly oppose any change of this number .
> Hardy
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