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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: