Fish names in Djerba

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Apr 29, 2021, 12:06:27 AMApr 29
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I just heard about this fascinating custom amongst Jews from the community of Djerba that they would give names to Kohanim that were specifically "fish"-related as a way of deterring an evil eye. Do you know how I can access a list of such names and what those names mean (i.e. which particular type of fish each name refers to)?

Zei Gezunt & Kol Tuv,

Reuven Chaim Klein

Beitar Illit, Israel

Author of: God versus Gods: Judaism in the Age of Idolatry Lashon HaKodesh: History, Holiness, & Hebrew 

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