Re: Naming of Child #general
My grandmother named her child after her father. Two years later, whiletoggle quoted messageShow quoted text
expecting her next child, her boy died of scarlet fever. Heartbroken, she
delivered a son a few months later, and wanted to name her new son once
again after her father. But the local rabbi advised her it would not be
"mazeldig" and she was dissuaded.
A few years later, she moved across the country, where she delivered yet
another son. Three thousand miles away >from that pesky rabbi, with no one
to stand in her way, she went ahead and named this son after her father as
So traditions can be circumvented under the right set of circumstances.
Is it possible that in the same family, the parents having lost a child,