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The Ghetto drowned in the wake of the Marseillaise.
Napoleon’s conquering armies marched through European capitals, and ancient hierarchies crumbled to the tune of “Liberté, Égalité, et Fraternité.” Tumbling bricks followed rolling heads, and the Ghetto wall that had separated Jew from Gentile collapsed to dust.
At least until it rose again.
What followed in this dissolution of barriers? Prie…
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