What songs do we sing on Hanukkah?

What songs do we sing on Hanukkah?


  • Hanukkah blessings.
  • Ma’oz Tzur.
  • Psalm 30.
  • Judas Maccabaeus.
  • Oh Chanukah.
  • I Have a Little Dreidel.
  • Sevivon.
  • Al Hanisim.

What is a popular Hanukkah song?

Though it goes under multiple aliases (“I Have A Little Dreidel,” “The Dreidel Song,” or “Dreidel Dreidel, Dreidel”), this classic children’s song – written in the late 20s in both English and Yiddish – is perhaps the best-known Hanukkah song around the world.

Who wrote the Hanukkah song?

Adam Sandler
Ian Maxtone-Graham
The Chanukah Song/Composers

What food is eaten during Hanukkah?

One of the most popular foods eaten during Hanukkah are latkes, which are fried potato pancakes. Some Jewish people eat latkes sweet, accompanied with apple sauce, while others prefer them savoury, served with sour cream. Either way, they’re a treat for the taste buds.

Is there a special meal for Hanukkah?

From latkes to sufganiyot, we eat fried food on Hanukkah to remember the ancient oil miracle. Throughout the eight days of Hanukkah, Jewish families like mine celebrate by eating latkes (fried potato pancakes) and sufganiyot (fried jelly doughnuts).

What’s the best song to sing to celebrate Hanukkah?

Recorded in separate Yiddish and English versions, “Oy Chanukah, Oy Chanukah!” is a classic Hanukkah jingle that details all the things we do to celebrate the miracle of Hanukkah: Dance the hora, spin the dreidel, light the menorah. Not to mention, it’s one of the catchiest Hanukkah tunes there is, regardless of the informative and spirited lyrics.

What do you say at the beginning of Hanukkah?

Nun, Gimmel, Heh or Shin. And the blessings we’re supposed to say. And that we say the Hallel every day. That a ness (miracle) so very great Happened long ago. Just like years ago. Hello. Fire Chief Bauer speaking. Hello. You know it’s almost Chanukah, and soon we’ll be lighting our candles!

What’s the name of the Adam Sandler song about Hanukkah?

Perhaps one of the most well-known Hanukkah songs—even amongst those who don’t celebrate the eight-day holiday—is “The Chanukah Song” by the one and only Adam Sandler. Nowadays, it’s a staple on the radio come December but millennials and Gen Z may not know the origin of this song (and its many sequels).

What did The LeeVees sing on Hanukkah Rocks?

From their album Hanukkah Rocks, The LeeVees sound a bit jealous as they detail in “Goyim Friends” all the cool gifts their Jewish friends get for Hanukkah. After all, you get eight nights of gifts if you celebrate Hanukkah.