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Dreidel Game for Kids

Perhaps the best-known Jewish toy, the dreidel–a spinning top traditionally made of wood–has a place in the homes of Jewish children around the world. Most often played for chocolate coins called “gelt,” or M&Ms for those whose sweet tooth overrules concern for historical accuracy, the dreidel reminds Jews of the Hanukkah story’s miracle of the oil.

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Shocking Beauty Secrets

“The beauty of a woman is not in a facial mode but the true beauty in a woman is reflected in her soul.. ” – Audrey Hepburn What do snail goo, nightingale poop and whale vomit have in common? They are all beauty secrets, and no wonder women keep them secret! Whod want to admit paying $180 to have bird poop smeared on your face, no matter how chic the salon?

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Special Spaces in Old Places

It finally dawned on me why Ive been enjoying our summer home so much. I do love the energy in the house, but it’s because it’s familiar energy. We’ve found ourselves going back in time, staying in a place where we once lived, where we had both of our babies. Its sort of like re-reading an old chapter of a favorite novel you forgot about.