"משחק הסביבון הוא מסורת עתיקה."

Translation:The dreidel game is an ancient tradition.

August 7, 2016

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JewishPolyglot

When the land of Israel was under Seleucid domination, it was originally played to fool the occupying soldiers so they would not detect illegal Torah learning and Mitzvah observance


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ZakharYah

Source on that?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Theresa754142

Miskhaq ha-svivon hu masoret atiqa.

Pealim says svivon but I hear her say sevivon. Is this a case where svivon is correct but most people say sevivon?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/VidAdler

Yes. Most people say se'vi'von. 3 syllables.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/xerostomus

עִם סְבִיבוֹן מִשְׂחָקִים בַּחֲנֻוכָּה.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/DerAndereLerner

דריידל, איך זיי...

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