Sivivon Sov Sov Sov

The iconic dreidel song for Hanukkah.

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Sivivon (in Israel)

English (translation):
Dreidel, spin, spin, spin
Chanukah is a great holiday.
Chanukah is a great holiday.
Dreidel, spin, spin, spin.

    Spin, please, spin like this and that.
    A great miracle happened here
    A great miracle happened here
    Spin, please, spin like this and that.

Hebrew:
Sivivon, sov, sov, sov
Chanukah, hu chag tov
Chanukah, hu chag tov
Sivivon, sov, sov, sov!

    Sov na sov ko va'cho
    Nes gadol haya po
    Nes gadol haya po
    Sov na sov ko va'cho!

סֵבִיבוֹן סב סב סב
חנכּה הוא חג טוב
חנכּה הוא חג טוב
סֵבִיבוֹן סב סב סב

סב נא סב כה וכה
נס גדול היה פה
נס גדול היה פה
סב נא סב כה וכה

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Alicia Jo Rabins

Alicia Jo Rabins is a Brooklyn-based musician, writer, and Jewish educator. Her band, Girls in Trouble (original art-pop songs about women in Torah) released their self-titled debut on JDub Records, and she is the violinist in klezmer-rock band Golem. A published poet, Alicia has a MA in Jewish Womens Studies and a MFA in poetry; as a Jewish educator, she specializes in creative, meaningful online bar/bat mitzvah preparation.