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  • noun (Yiddish) the entire family network of relatives by blood or marriage (and sometimes close friends)


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  • Park Slope, but I’ve lived through enough Chanukahs to realize that it is one of the most important Jewish holidays as far as “mishpachah” is concerned: if you don’t celebrate a family Chanukah, you’ve missed the point entirely. nettie hartsock Says:

    Latke-Vision: It Sure Beats The Yule Log


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