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JEWISH SUPERSTITION IN THE…

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JEWISH SUPERSTITION IN THE EAST. Various are the superstitions which continue to keep a firm hold on the Jews in many parts of the East, notwithstanding the spread of education, and one of them was put to an amusing use at Smyrna. It is a custom in that city (says the Jewish Chronicle) whenever one of twins dies for the parents to take a padlock, which they fasten, and of which they voluntarily lose the key or they care- fully conceal it in some hidden spot, the popular belief being that the survivor will die the moment the padlock is opened. A young woman who had lost her twin brother married, and her husband came into possession of the padlock. One day a dispute occurred between the pair. and the husband, angry and unable to convince his wife threatened that he would open the padlock. This threat at once brought the wife to reason. She tearfully submitted, and implored her husband to keep the padlock closed.

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