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HERITAGE FLORIDA JEWISH NEWS, JANUARY 2, 2009 The youngest olim learn a new spin on Chanukah PAGE 11A Nefesh B'Nefesh, the orga- nization that assists Diaspora := Jews in making aliyah to Is- rael, held a special Chanukah party--"The Mega Dreidel Trade In"--for 40 of its young olim celebrating their first Chanukah in Israel. The young olim brought their old "Nes Gadol Haya Sham" ("A great miracle hap- pened there") dreidels and re- ceived new Israeli "Nes Gadol Haya Po" ("A great miracle happened here") dreidels. The Modiin-based olim spun their new Israeli dreidels while enjoying sufganiyot instead of donuts. "Iwent through some of our unpacked boxes and found 10 old dreidels that I brought to the trade-in" said Akiva Las- son, 7, who made aliyah in July from Baltimore to Modiin. "I am excited to play with my new Israeli sevivon," he added. Since being established in 2002, Nefesh B'Nefesh has brought more than 18,000 olim from North America and the United Kingdom. .... ......... Photos by Sasson Tiram IN 003ELEBRATION OF A ;00imcha To Remember SPECIAL CELEBRATION ISSUE JANUARY 23, 2009 Hundreds of different parties will be held in the Jewish community throughout the coming year. HERITAGE readers will be in need of a variety of products and services, including hotels, hair salons, clothing stores, jewelers, printers, florists, restaurants and many others. You can reach this exclusive buying market by placing your advertising message in the HERITAGE Special Celebration Issue. Don't let those weddings, bar and bat mitzvahs, and other simchas pass you by. Make sure your business is included on our readers' shopping lists. For More Information Call: