Sixth Night

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dreidel-game

What You Need To Play

  • 1 Dreidel (or, accelerate the pace of the game by supplying each player with his/her own dreidel)
  • 2 or more players (the more the merrier!)
  • The “Ante”—nuts, pennies, nickels, chocolate coins, nuts, or just about anything else…
  • Flat Surface (such as floor or wide table) for dreidel spinning

How To Play

  1. All players sit around the playing area.
  2. The “ante” is equally divided amongst all players.
  3. Everyone takes a turn at spinning the dreidel; the one with the highest spin has first turn. (Nun is highest, then gimmel, hey, and shin.) If there is a tie for highest, those who tied spin again.
  4. Everyone puts one unit of the ante (penny, nut, etc.) into the pot.
  5. The one who has first turn is followed in clockwise direction by all the others.
  6. Player A spins the dreidel

Nun – Nothing Happens – Next Person Spins

Gimmel –  Spinner gets the whole pot and everyone puts a new bet into the pot

Hey – You take Half the pot.  In case amount uneven, take the lesser amount

Shin – Spinner must add another coin to the pot

Game ends when everyone gets tired of it sometime before next Chanukah

 

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Fifth Night

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Blessed are you, Lord our G-d, King of the Universe, Who sanctified us by his commandments, and has commanded us to kindle the lights of Hanukah.
Blessed are you, Lord our G-d, King of the Universe,
Who wrought miracles for our fathers in days of old, at this season.

Since you might have to sing and/or dance:

Hava Nageela

Hava nagila,
Hava nagila,
Hava nagila,
Venis mecha.
Hava nagila,
Hava nagila,
Hava nagila,
Venis mecha.
Hava neranena,
Hava neranena,
Hava neranena,
Venis mecha.
Hava neranena,
Hava neranena,
Hava neranena,
Venis mecha.
Uru, Uru achim,
Uru achim belev sameach,
Uru achim belev sameach,
Uru achim belev sameach,
Uru achim
Uru achim
Belev sameach.

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Fourth Night

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Blessed are you, Lord our G-d, King of the Universe, Who sanctified us by his commandments, and has commanded us to kindle the lights of Hanukah.
Blessed are you, Lord our G-d, King of the Universe,
Who wrought miracles for our fathers in days of old, at this season.

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Third Night

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Blessed are you, Lord our G-d, King of the Universe, Who sanctified us by his commandments, and has commanded us to kindle the lights of Hanukah.
Blessed are you, Lord our G-d, King of the Universe,
Who wrought miracles for our fathers in days of old, at this season.

Ingredients
1 -1/2 pounds russet potatoes peeled.
1/4 cup finely chopped shallots.
2 large eggs, lightly beaten.
2 tablespoons flour (or more) or matzo meal (during Passover)
1 1/2 teaspoons salt and freshly ground black pepper.
Vegetable oil for frying.

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Second Night

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Baruch ata Adonai, Elohenu melech ha-olam
asher kideshanu be-mitzvotav, ve-tzivanu le-hadlik
ner shel Hanukah.

Blessed are you, Lord our G-d, King of the Universe, Who sanctified us by his commandments, and has commanded us to kindle the lights of Hanukah.

Baruch ata Adonai, Elohenu melech ha-olam
she-asa nisim la-avotenu ba-yamim ha-hem
ba-zeman ha-zeh.

Blessed are you, Lord our G-d, King of the Universe,
Who wrought miracles for our fathers in days of old, at this season.

Applesauce Noodle Kugel

Ingredients

1 (16 ounce) package wide egg noodles
1 cup butter
1/2 cup fat free sour cream
6 eggs beaten
2 cups white sugar
1 teaspoon lemon juice
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 (16 ounce) jar applesauce
1/4 cup raisins
1/4 cup graham cracker crumbs (optional)
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon, or to taste
Directions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Coat a 9×13 inch baking dish with cooking spray. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Cook noodles in boiling water for 8 to 10 minutes, or until al dente. Drain.
In a large bowl, mix together butter, sour cream, eggs, sugar, lemon juice, vanilla extract, and applesauce. Stir in noodles and raisins.
Spread graham cracker crumbs on the bottom of the prepared dish. Pour the noodle mixture over the crumbs. Sprinkle top with cinnamon.
Bake 45 to 60 minutes in the preheated oven, or until set. Cover with foil if it browns too quickly.

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