What's with the Hebrew Expression "To Jump over One's Bellybutton"? https://mosaicmagazine.com/observation/arts-culture/2018/11/whats-with-the-hebrew-expression-to-jump-over-ones-bellybutton/

The tale of the pupik.

November 7, 2018 | Philologos
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Alamy/Angela Reik.

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