Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Talk to the hand, or the hand talks to you? A guide to Palmistry.

Here's the title page of a Hebrew and Yiddish guide to palm-reading from 1776.*

You can read or download it here.

* The actual work is a reprint of a 1658 work. The Yiddish is added to the 1776 edition.


  1. If I remember correctly, Meam Loez says that Yocheved, the mother of Moshe, was a chiromancer. -- Phil

  2. Talk to the hand7:08 AM, August 31, 2011

    My 2nd cousins brother-in-law a Yerushalimer yid
    is known as *the* expert on reading hands in Eretz Yisrael/Yerushalayim if anyone is every interested ;)



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