SPIN ME RIGHT ROUND
Dreidles  such as this were common in Europe and America, and were often home  made.  This one was found, buried in a yard.  Although one’s mind jumps  immediately to the Holocaust, a small, inexpensive item such as this  could easily have been lost long before that time.
Hanukkah top (dreidle), lead, Poland, late 19th/early 20th century, Collection of Yeshiva University Museum, Gift of Gordon David and Renee Tawa in honor of Helen and Charles Gordon

SPIN ME RIGHT ROUND

Dreidles such as this were common in Europe and America, and were often home made.  This one was found, buried in a yard.  Although one’s mind jumps immediately to the Holocaust, a small, inexpensive item such as this could easily have been lost long before that time.

Hanukkah top (dreidle), lead, Poland, late 19th/early 20th century, Collection of Yeshiva University Museum, Gift of Gordon David and Renee Tawa in honor of Helen and Charles Gordon

SPIN ME RIGHT ROUND
Dreidles  such as this were common in Europe and America, and were often home  made.  This one was found, buried in a yard.  Although one’s mind jumps  immediately to the Holocaust, a small, inexpensive item such as this  could easily have been lost long before that time.
Hanukkah top (dreidle), lead, Poland, late 19th/early 20th century, Collection of Yeshiva University Museum, Gift of Gordon David and Renee Tawa in honor of Helen and Charles Gordon

SPIN ME RIGHT ROUND

Dreidles such as this were common in Europe and America, and were often home made.  This one was found, buried in a yard.  Although one’s mind jumps immediately to the Holocaust, a small, inexpensive item such as this could easily have been lost long before that time.

Hanukkah top (dreidle), lead, Poland, late 19th/early 20th century, Collection of Yeshiva University Museum, Gift of Gordon David and Renee Tawa in honor of Helen and Charles Gordon

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