This week's Yizkor book excerpt on the JewishGen Facebook page #general


Bruce Drake <BDrake@...>
 

This week's excerpt >from the Yizkor book of Staszow in southeastern Poland relates
some of the "Superstitions and Folk Sayings" popular there and in other shtetls.
They range >from this advice - "To protect against the evil-eye, use seven pieces of
bread and seven pieces of hot coals - to this unpromising reflection on life: "You
can live to 70, and still remain a fool."

URL: https://www.facebook.com/JewishGen.org/posts/1511944402161043

Bruce Drake
Silver Spring, MD

Researching: DRACH, EBERT, KIMMEL ZLOTNICK
Towns: Wojnilow - http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/voynilov/Voynilov.html
Kovel - http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/kovel/kovel.htm

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