Re: Godparents? #galicia


Shlomo Katz
 

Generally, "Godfather" refers to the "sandek," the person who holds the boy during his circumcision. It often would be the grandfather or another relative.
It can be a clue to figuring out relationships and naming patterns.
Shlomo Katz
Silver Spring, MD

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