Bones

Hitler's Error

On a recent trip to Prague, I was awed by many things top amongst them was the Pinkas synagogue with its moving Holocaust memorial and its astonishing old “Jewish Quarter” cemetery. Amazingly enough, Hitler left the synagogues and cemetery intact. The cemetery, originally located in the Jewish ghetto, was the only permitted place for Jewish burial from the late Middle Ages to 1787. There are untold numbers of tombstones placed this way and that, leaning one atop of the other, over gentle rolling mounds. Read more »

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