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  • Binghamton U. students say they’re the top dreidel spinners [VIDEO]

    December 11, 2012 | 11:43 am

    Jewish students at Binghamton University in upstate New York say they have documentation to prove that they broke the Guinness World Record for dreidel spinning.

    Some 749 dreidels were spun simultaneously for at least 10 seconds Monday night at the Chabad Center for Jewish...

  • Joyce fans celebrate Bloomsday in Westwood

    June 19, 2012 | 12:50 pm

    More than 100 James Joyce enthusiasts, performance artists and Irish descendants gathered at Westwood’s Hammer Museum on June 16 to celebrate Bloomsday. Taken from the name of Leopold Bloom, the assimilated Jewish protagonist in Joyce’s monumental book, “Ulysses,” the event...

  • Volunteers snap Guinness record for sandwiches for needy

    April 30, 2012 | 12:58 pm

    One hundred volunteers from the UJA-Federation of New York broke the Guinness World Record for most sandwiches made for the needy in one hour.

    A group of Long Island parents and children made 1,660 sandwiches on Sunday at Temple Beth Sholom in Roslyn Heights, breaking the mark of...

  • Yeshiva U. group tops dreidel-spinning mark

    December 1, 2010 | 10:47 am

    Yeshiva University students and others broke the Guinness world record for most dreidels spun simultaneously.

    Some 618 students, alumni, faculty, staff, neighbors and friends of the university topped the record Tuesday night during “Dreidel-Palooza,” an event organized by Students Helping Students, a student-run organization that raises money for undergraduate scholarships.

    The previous record of 541 was set in 2005 at an event at Temple Emanuel in Cherry Hill, N.J.

    VideoJew Jay Firestone reports on a 2008 Santa Monica attempt.

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  • VIDEO: Guinness Book great dreidel spin in Santa Monica

    By Jay Firestone

    December 26, 2008 | 1:42 pm

    Can The Santa Monica Synagogue break the Guinness Book of World Record’s record for most simultaneous dreidel spins? 

    We go to Simcha Monica to report .  .  .

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