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Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Happy Hanukkah!

Yep, I'm not Jewish, but I can sympathize with them during this holiday season - it's gotta be hard to see Christmas decorations everywhere, hear the schmaltzy Christmas music everywhere you go, and know that even when people are wishing you "Happy Holidays" they're really just saying a politically-correct Merry Christmas.  So, tonight is the first night of the Festival of Lights, which celebrates the miracle of the rededication of the temple in Jerusalem, when oil intended to burn for only one night lasted for eight nights.  So, Happy Hanukkah!  (Which as it turns out, is spelled with two k's and only one n!  Who knew?)

The classic holiday song celebrating Hanukkah with much reverence:

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