How to Play Dreidel

Rules for the popular Hanukkah game

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7. We suggest that if you use money to play the game, ask players to donate part or all of their winnings to tzedakah  (charity). You can ask parents to match these contributions. This way everyone wins and you can share the Hanukkah gifts with those in need!

Reprinted with permission from A Different Light: The Hanukkah Book of Celebration, published by the Shalom Hartman Institute and Devora Publishing.

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Noam Zion

Noam Zion is the Director of Shalom Hartman Institute's Resource Center for Jewish Continuity. He specializes in teaching Jewish Holidays, Bible and Art, and has edited several educational books for the Shalom Hartman Institute.