JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Re: Father and son sharing a name #general


In a message dated 2/14/2002 10:45:56 PM Eastern Standard Time, writes:

<< one of them was Shmuel and the other
Shlemiel, or an other name similar. >>

No Jew, since Tzurishadai, named his son Shlemiel (Shlumiel) which
translates roughly as "will never succeed." (Actually, the sone of
Tzurishadai was the prince of one of the 12 tribes on the eve of the
invasion of Canaan).

Michael Bernet, New York

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