Photo: A World Record for the most dreidels spinning at one time was set at the Boy Scouts of America’s 2017 National Jamboree. Some 820 dreidels spun simultaneously for 10 seconds at the Summit Bechtel Family Scout Reserve in Glen Jean, West Virginia, breaking the mark of 754 set in Tel Aviv in 2014.
The Guinness World Records world record for the most dreidles spinning simultaneously for at least 10 seconds is 734, and was achieved by United Synagogue Youth (USA), in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, on 28 December 2011.
Guinness World Records also recognized the world record for the most people spinning plates simultaneously; it was 1,026 at the official opening of the Sportcampus in Utrecht, Netherlands on 25 September 2007.
Some 820 dreidels spun simultaneously for 10 seconds Sunday at the Summit Bechtel Family Scout Reserve in Glen Jean, West Virginia, breaking the Guinness world record of 754 set in Tel Aviv in 2014.
The event was sponsored by the National Jewish Committee on Scouting, which provided the dreidels and cardboard spinning boards to participating scouts.
“Congratulations to all the Scouts who came together to break the world dreidel spinning record,” National Jewish Committee on Scouting Chairman Bruce Chudacoff said in a statement.
“We look forward to continuing to challenge our brothers and sisters in Israel to more and more competitions like this, which will bring us closer together.”