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Hanukkah songs are a joyous and integral part of the experience of celebrating the Festival of Lights. Whether it’s singing around the menorah or just rocking out together, songs play a vital role in brightening the happiness of the holiday.
MyJewishLearning asked some of our favorite singers and musicians to record versions of their favorite Hanukkah songs for us. Click on each song below to read the lyrics. Right-click on the title to download each MP3 audio file.
Mi Yimalel (Who Can Retell?), performed by Stereo Sinai
Hanukkah O Hanukkah, performed by Mista Cookie Jar of Chibi Vision
Maoz Tzur (Rock of Ages), performed by Dov Rosenblatt, Rosi Golan, and Deena Goodman
Sivivon Sov Sov Sov, performed by Alicia Jo Rabins of Girls in Trouble
Mi Yimalel (Who Can Retell?) (download)
Hanukkah O Hanukkah (download)
Maoz Tzur (Rock of Ages) (download)
Sivivon Sov Sov Sov (download)
For more Hanukkah songs, click here.
Pronounced: KHAH-nuh-kah, also ha-new-KAH, an eight-day festival commemorating the Maccabees’ victory over the Greeks and subsequent rededication of the temple. Falls in the Hebrew month of Kislev, which usually corresponds with December.