Read about the History of Purim
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How did the custom of the Purim carnival develop?
Click “more” below and get instructions/rules for special card games created just for Or Ami! There are games for all ages and games for just adults:
Card Games for All Ages
Chase the Ace– In this very simple card game, players want to not have the lowest card.This simple game of passing the cards around the table is a whole lot of fun for the whole family regardless of ages.
Video and Instructions: https://bit.ly/chaseace
Israeli Card Game
Yaniv– Yaniv is a card game that is a popular game in Israel at the moment. It’s sort of the reverse of the Chase the Ace. This game is about HAVING the lowest cards in your hand. Except in this game you play sets of cards to make sure at the end you have the lowest point value of cards. It’s easy to learn as well because where you only need to learn about straights and pairs to play.
Written Instructions: https://www.pagat.com/draw/yaniv.html
Video Instructions: https://bit.ly/Yaniv-vid
Card Game for Adults
The Or Ami Retreat Card Game
Oh Well!– Oh well! has a story with the temple. At the Family retreat in the fall, lots of parents played this game during the rest time. A lot of fun to play, Rabbi Paul endorses it as a really enjoyable game. It is a great trick-taking card game where players have to predict how many times they will win a round.
Written Instructions: https://bit.ly/ohwellcard
Video Instructions: https://bit.ly/ohwellvid