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Oferet Yetzuka, 2009

Oferet Yetzuka, 2009

"Oferet Yetzuka" (From Hebrew: cast lead) ,

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The Term comes from a Hebrew poem by Haym Nahman Bialik that refers to the famous Hanuka toy: “Sevivon” which is made out of cast lead (“oferet yetzuka”). The toy originated in India and was a common children's game also in Germany. It is a kind of "gambling" luck game and was adopted by Jewish tradition as the symbol of Hanukah. The Hanukah festival symbolizes the miracle of the oil can in the second temple in the time of the Greek regime over the land and indicates the victory of the few over the many. This term was also used by the Israel to name the Gaza was in 2009.

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