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

From: Alti Rodal <>
Date: Sat, 04 Oct 2008 19:59:12 -0400
To: Miriam Taylor <>
Reply-to: Alti Rodal <>

I am in full agreement with Hardy.

On 3-Oct-08, at 11:02 PM, Miriam Taylor wrote:

> Miriam (Mimi) Taylor <>
> In answer to Gary Rogovin:
> The city authorities of Chernivtsi have not asked me to change
> the number of Jews saved as quoted on the proposed design
> of the memorial plaque. Nor do I propose to change this number
> in order to please them. I was advised to change the number,
> by a Jewish expert on the holocaust in Romania, in order to be
> historically accurate.
> I think it all depends on the interpretation of the word "saved".
> quite reasonably, one could argue both, that the number should
> stay 19600, or be changed to 17000.
> Gary,
> I and the other members of the list, who think, that having
> a memorial plaque to Traian Popovici, in a public place in Chernivtsi,
> even without Romanian inscription and without his being called Mayor,
> in Ukrainian, is preferable to not having a plaque at all, are not
> compromising our principles. We are making a choice, which it is
> our moral right to make.
> Mimi
> I

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