What is “Sevivon”?

“Sevivon” (סביבון) is the Hebrew name for a four-sided spinning top (also known as dreidel) which is the most popular Hanukkah toy. On the “sevivon” are inscribed four Hebrew letters that mean the following:Nun (נ) – “Ness”{נס} (miracle)Gimmel (ג) – “Gadol” {גדול} (great)Hey (ה) – “Hayah” {היה} (was/happened)Shin (ש) – “Sham” {שם} (there).“A great miracle […]

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