Did you know that the Yiddish word dreydl comes from the word dreyen, "to turn," compare to drehen, meaning the same in German. The Hebrew word sevivon סביבוןcomes from the Semitic root סבב ("to turn"). Playing with the dreidel is a traditional Hanukkah game played in Jewish homes all over the world.
The letters you find on the dreidel are the first letters a Hebrew phrase, which translates “A Great Miracle Happened There” (=the land of Israel). In Israel, the last letter changes for the Hebrew word “po” (=meaning “here”).
This colored brass dreidle designed by the artist Lev Shneiderman is decorated with the Bible Seven Spices pattern typical of Israel's land.
This is a gift box containing four dreidels. Now all is left is for you to pick the colors you love.
Diameter: 5 cm, Height: 4 cm