Just browsing Crayola.com for Chanukah printables when I noticed this printable colouring picture:
What is this all about? Is it a man wearing a tichel? Or has he just tossed a damp dishtowel over himself, lest his proud Jewfro catch fire?
Needless to say, I’ve kvetched to the powers that be:
Just looking through your Chanukah resources, and I'm wondering - in this picture, what is on the person's head? I thought at first it was a Biblical person, but I don't think so. I have been Jewish for 40 years and have never seen somebody wear one of these to light Chanukah candles!
Thought you might want to fix it - or let me know what it's all about. :-)
I don’t have much hope of fixing anything much at their end… I mean, take a look at this “hanging dreidel decoration,” from the same site. Notice anything missing…?
(Hint: like the letters nun and gimel…? They’ve obviously just tilted the same dreidel to and fro and proclaimed it a nod to December jollity, Jewish-style)
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That dreidel decoration reminds me of Shmuel Kunda's wonderful "The Incredible Dreidel of Feitel Von Zeidel". [Our copy is so old that it's on an audio cassette. Needless to say, it predates our aliyah by a few years... :-) ]
Anyway, the eponymous dreidel of the title has Gimmel on all four sides...