What do you add to the Christmas gift pile for a non-Jewish boyfriend who is really, really motivated? Yiddish word magnets of course.
I bought Yiddish Word Magnets for my adult son. He immediately put the whole set on his refrigerator and invites all guests to his apartment to try to make sentences out of these Yiddish words. Lots of laughs & a growing appreciation for this time- honored language!
I purchase the beeswax menorah candles as I much prefer beeswax in a menorah as it comes out much easier with my Bubbe's trick that does not ruin the menorah with scratching and digging. Plus a great honey comb design and natural color. As Yiddish is my first language I bought the magnetic set for my refrigerator and it's a lot of fun and the vocabulary used is easily understandable if your grandparents or their neighbors spoke Yiddish. Very amusing to say the least...just needs an expansion pack, nu?
I put these on my fridge. My friends, kids and grandkids all have fun rearranging the words. Many of them are still regularly used in our house, but not all. My mom calls them a walk down memory lane. She grew up hearing Yiddish phrases. It brought back lots of memories.
Got these for my son's girlfriend who's in college and she loves them! She has them on the fridge and her friends all want to play too.