The Yiddish Policemen's Union Symbols & Objects

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The Hotel Zamenhof

The Hotel Zamenhof symbolizes the weary and arduous history of the Jewish people. The Zamenhof was constructed not long after Sitka was originally settled, and in that time, the Zamenhof has become a rundown and generally miserable place. Landsman has taken up residence in the Zamenhof after his divorce from his wife, and it is in the Zamenhof that he finds the body of the slain Mendel Shpilman. Landsman and Shpilman both exemplify the weary position of the Jewish people after being ejected from Jerusalem and persecuted for many centuries.

Django

Django symbolizes a lack of faith in any consistent goodness in the world. Django was the codename for the unborn child of Landsman and Bina. Bina had never been able to become pregnant before in over ten years of marriage to Landsman. However, medical tests revealed that the baby might possibly be born...

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