Dr. Karoly Mozes and Dr. Terez Mozes
-- Lifelong citizens of Oradea, married for fifty years, survivors
of the Holocaust and well into their eighties, they made rich
lives for themselves and contributed in unusual ways to the
life of their city. They discuss their experiences and reflect
on the ever-changing social and political climate of their city.
Pastor Laszlo Tokes -- Long time
pastor of the Calvinist Church in Oradea, his activism is known
to have started the chain of events leading to the dictator
Ceausescu's overthrow and execution in 1989. Tokes discusses
the revolution, the role of the Jews in Oradea's past and present,
and interethnic issues today.
Tomi Kovari -- A young man born
and raised in Oradea, about to emigrate to Israel, discusses
the unique character of the city, its dwindling Jewish community,
and the need to educate its students and citizens.
Eyewitnesses from the Roma community
-- Magdalena Covaci and Elisabeta Horvat, elderly women, eyewitnesses
to the ghettoization and deportations, discuss their memories
of those times.
Dr Lia Pop -- Professor of Social
Sciences, University of Oradea, discusses the spirit of tolerance
in the city and the role of Jews as city builders.