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Jewish belief in the evil eye led to safeguards. For instance, rather than taking a census and opening the door to jealousy because some people have large families, it was the custom for each person to pay a coin to the census taker and let the coins be counted rather than writing down their names, to avoid jealousy. The best month for taking a coin-census was Adar, associated with fishes and the Zodiacal sign of Pisces (Fishes), as "fishes are immune to ayin ha'ra" (since fish live in water).