Re: A Jewish boy in the Czar's Army #general


Martin Green <btestware@...>
 

...The local "healer" (does anyone know who that might have been? a
midwife? a rebbe? and does anyone know what this medicine man/woman
was called?)...
A "znakhor" was a practitioner of folk medicine in the old country.
I think this must be a Slavic term.

Martin Green

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