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Rabbi Eliyahu Safran

Rabbi Eliyahu Safran

Rabbi Dr. Eliyahu Safran is an educator, author and lecturer. He can be reached at

Spinning Tops: What Dreidels Can Teach Us About God and Miracles

December 21, 2011, by

Just as the dreidel spins around a central point and topples when it begins to lose its connection to that point, so too do we begin to “lose our footing” when we begin to lose our connection to our center, to God. The simplicity of the dreidel reminds us that Godliness can be found in the small miracles of life.