JCR-UK SIG #UnitedKingdom Fwd: Superstitions #unitedkingdom

Nachum Tuchman


I'd like to comment on the facing the door. This is not merely a
superstition, rather it is based on a custom. When a person dies, he
is placed on the floor with his feet facing the door, until the body
is removed. Therefore, it is customary not to face the door, feet

The big one in our family, >from Poland and Belarus, was not stepping
over a person, especially a child. This would cause him/her to stop

Nachum Tuchman
Tekoa, Israel

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