Chanukah: the EIJM’s selection, Part 2

A playlist for all the family!

During the Festival of Lights that lasts 8 days, children’s favorite holiday, we light candles, we eat latkes and candies, we give and receive presents, and we sing songs.
Here is a small selection of songs to listen to... and to sing along!

Chanukah or “inauguration” in Hebrew celebrates the re-inauguration of the altar in the 2nd Temple of Jerusalem.

According to the tradition, after the pillage and soiling of the Temple by the Romans, the priests found a small flask with enough oil to enlighten the Temple for just one day.

But then happened Hanukah’s miracle: the small quantity of oil burned for 8 days, 8 days to enlighten and purify the Temple of Jerusalem.



Listen to the radio show : Chanukah, voices of lights, hosted by Hervé Roten
Listen to the radio show : Hidden sides of Jewish music : Chanukah, hosted by Hélène Engel

Listen to

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  • Sevivon Sov Sov Sov - Chana LESLAU

  • Ha’erev babayit - 30 Chanukah songs for Children

  • Chanukkah b’rachot (EXTRAIT) - Israel ALTER

  • Simou chemen - Marcel PAPIER

  • Hanoukiya Li Yesh (EXTRAIT) - Chanson de Hanouka

  • Ner li - 30 Chanukah songs for Children

  • Banu Choshech Legaresh - Efrat Ben ISRAEL

  • Maoz Tsour - Marcel PAPIER

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