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Jeff wrote asking for help with a Yiddish song.  Here’s his email:

Hi,

I grew up reciting a Yiddish rhyme or song where we pinched the skin on the back of each others hands and bobbed them up and down while saying something like (and I’m just writing what it sounded like):

"Sipicle sipicle amadal, kimsimir and kamadal, hipis hopis razen, a shishela with vazen".

Do have any idea what that might be or what we were saying?

Thanks,
Jeff

If anyone can help Jeff, please comment below.

Thanks!

Mama Lisa

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