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Long before the fidget spinner became the world's favorite pastime, Jewish children played with spinning tops on the holiday of Chanuka. Such a spinning device is known in Yiddish as a dreidel, while in Modern Hebrew it is called a sevivon. The word sevivon is derived from the Hebrew saviv (“around”), which appears in the Bible. There is, however, another Hebrew … Continue reading Chanukah: Spinning in Concentric Circles ~ Reuven Chaim Klein