Mystery in Prague: the Goylem and the Cemetery

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In this Old New Synagogue in Prague’s Josefstadt …

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… lies the Golem, in Yiddish: Goylem, which is an artificially created dumb servant, a “goy made of lehm (mud)”, originally “brought to life” by Rabbi Yehuda Löw in the 16th century.

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The Golem is supposed to be buried and hidden up to today behind this attic door …

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… marked with a hexagram … which later became the sign of the Zionist movement.

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This is what a Golem is made for …

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… as seen by the rolling advertisement of the King Solomon Restaurant Prague. Spot the writing on the Golem’s forehead: emeth = truth, meth = death. Signs used by Rabbi Löw to give and take the Golem’s life. There is a similar story from Adam Weishaupt’s Illuminati hometown Ingolstadt: the creation of “Frankenstein” by Mary Shelley.

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Lots of tourist tinnef around.

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This is a monumet to Rabbi Yehuda Löw …

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… an ancestor of the Prague Oppenheimers, and the “creator” of the Golem who is celebrated – by some – for his strange story.

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There is a Darth Vader inspiration nearby.

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And other strange creatures.

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The clocks go differently …

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… in symbol-riddled Prague (here a Jew Hat inside a hexagram).

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The Jewish Cemetery in Prague’s Judenstadt, later called Josefstadt after Emperor Josef, …

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… with the Cohen’s greeting (well known from Captain Spock) …

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… a spooky place …

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… that gave rise to myths …

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… and fictional and factional books …

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… in particular about Rabbi Löw …

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… whose grave – with the lion sign – can be seen here …

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… but also to other stories like the “secret meeting” of the Elders of Zion …

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… described in the famous book by Umberto Eco.

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GOLEM: the goy (cattle) is made of lehm (mud), a useful idiot like the general masses (theodisk, tysk, tedesco, teuto, teuton, tuatha, (i)diot, douch, deutsch), dumb and numb (nemec, niemcy, arab: ajan) like the Germans (germs) or general public (all men = Allemand, Alman, Alemannen).

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Other interesting historic sites abound in Prague, like the Hotel Jalta …

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… which housed an important bunker and Soviet secret service headquarter after World War II.

Plus ca change, plus ca reste le meme.

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