Ya’acov leaves his home to escape the wrath of his brother Esau and travels to Haran (Mesopotamia – in Iraq of today) to the home of his uncle Lavan….
Unusual Chanukah Songs and Brilliant Chanukah explanation!
Think Chanukah songs and you invariably think “Maoz Tsur” and “I have a little Dreidel”.
Here are a few Chanukah songs you probably haven’t seen!
At the end of these is a video of Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks giving a brilliant shiur about why we celebrate Chanukah. It is 30 minutes, but is really worthwhile investing the time. You will really understand the what and why of Chanukah.
Song No.1 is Adam Sander’s CHANUKAH SONG. Its also worthwhile viewing Neil Diamond’s version of this.
For those of you who grew up in the Rock and Disco Era,heres a Chanukah Medley.
The Maccabeats are a famous jewish accapella group who sing great harmonies and parodies of Jewish songs and lyrics.
Below are 2 of their best Chanukah songs. Their 1st video has had almost 10 Million views
And now for something Special,take the time to watch Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks speak about the real meaning of Chanukah.
An absolutely essential viewing for anyone trying to understand what chanuka is all about (other than doughnuts,latkes and presents)
Wishing you all a Happy Chanukah!