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The Fallen Angel: The Best Vacation Read Available for The Summer of 2012

1960Republican Wrote: Jul 21, 2012 6:20 AM
Dobe. Yes, I already complained about that. Then, I learned to beat it. Click off T.Hall, then click back on, allow it to "fully load" -- you know, with all the ads and stuff. The "Log in" no longer appears. More than that, when that "Log in to reply" does appear, why has T.Hall teamed up with that enemy, "Facebook?" I know we're mostly Republicans, but there comes a limit as to what we'll do for a $Buck.

Vienna was home to 23 synagogues prior to World War II, only one of which outlasted the Nazis --the Stadttempel, which was constructed in 1825 and 1826 and which survived Kristallnacht in November, 1938.  This beautiful house of worship was saved because the emperor had ordered that it be built behind facades and as part of an organic structure which included apartment buildings and which shielded passers-by on the street from the view of a non-Catholic house of worship.  The terrorists of Kristallnacht could not torch the temple without burning down the homes of gentiles and without endangering one of...