Word of the Day / Tza'a'tzu'ah: Would You Let the Kid Play With a Gryphon?

First people thought the odd word meant 'woodwork,' then suddenly, for no clear reason, it turned into the modern Hebrew word for playthings.

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The Hebrew word for toy is tza-a-TZU-ah, and it’s a strange word indeed. It appears but once in the Hebrew Bible, in 2 Chronicles: “And in...