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Hanukkah 5780 starts this Sunday, so I'm continuing the tradition ...

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... of posting the one true set of lyrics to The Dreidel Song.
Bernard S Greenberg wrote:
I had a little dreidel, I made him out of clay,
I breathed into his nostrils so dreidel I could play.

I made my little dreidel a friend for his own sake,
With gardens trees and apples, and a wonderful pet snake.

I took my little dreidel out just to have some fun,
I told my little dreidel to kill for me his son.

I flung my little dreidel o'er Egypt's burning sand,
But soon again I found him and gave him his own land.

So much I loved my dreidel and feared I'd be forsook,
That I wrote for my dreidel an interesting book.

Wherein I told my dreidel exactly how to play,
Just dread and fear and worship, and bless me all the day.

I twirled my little dreidel in Warsaw and New York,
And taught him to grow sidelocks, and never to eat pork.

But then my little dreidel began of me to tire,
So I showed who the boss is, and thrust him in the fire.

And when my little dreidel refused to give up hope,
I shook my head in wonder, and made him into soap.

So now my little dreidel knows just how rough I play,
For sure my little dreidel won't ever run away.
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Full disclosure
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My elementary school. My local Yeshiva. Note the proximity.


And what is in said Yeshiva?
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That was my upbringing and acculturation. A public school because my parents thought I should be exposed to a diverse set of humans. Meanwhile all the Catholics went to the damn catholic school and I was diversified with eastern european jews. For 9 years. Oy. Not one christian friend :D
The law of unintended consequences.

Just thought of this bit. Since they were, you know, Jewish, I did not have the sort of reinforcement for religious beliefs that every one of the catholic kids had. The Jewish kids believed their stuff, which I saw, particularly during the holy days when there school emptied out, literally. (Parents ran the classes.) So that mutual tribal reinforcement thing was simply missing. I sorta acted like my jewish pals. Expressions and mannerisms and like that.

Not exactly what my parents were going for. Funny though.
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So tell me ed.

Did goyim like you laugh and point at the Chabadniks the way the Misnagdim Jewish kids did? :p
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Abdul Alhazred wrote:
Sat Dec 21, 2019 3:17 pm
So tell me ed.

Did goyim like you laugh and point at the Chabadniks the way the Misnagdim Jewish kids did? :p
Actually, I pretty much laughed at everybody, or hadn't you noticed? :D
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A fool thinks himself to be wise, but a wise man knows himself to be a fool.
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Yep.

We are in the future.

Not what we expected, and not as bad as it might have been, but definitely the future. :)
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The New York Times is slipping.

An article about Nazi Germany and no mention of Trump.
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That's because he's a mistake that we make about every 80 years or so and people refuse to learn from history! :)
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