Bubbe! Zayde! you listened. What nakhes you gave us. You voted for Obama! We’re kvelling.
You should feel better about your vote now. Who is the first one President-Elect Obama asks to come work with him at the White House? Congressman Rahm Emanuel. His father (the doctor!), born in Jerusalem, was in the Irgun, the Etzel. There, see? We told you.
We’re flying down to see you on hannukah, but here’s a little something for your right now:
Here, have another — they’re short:
See you on hannukah. We can almost taste the latkes.
Image by Mike Licht. Download a copy here. Creative Commons license; credit Mike Licht, NotionsCapital.com.
Hannukah Jewish holiday, December 21-29, 2008
kaffee-klatsch Informal get-together
Kvelling Bursting with pride
Latkes potato pancakes, eaten on Hannukah (recipe here)
Mazel tov Good luck, congratulations
Zay gezunt Be well (a traditional leave-taking)
Terms, pronunciations, use, and transliterations vary. Please don’t blame our Bubbes for any errors. Just laugh and send corrections.