It’s Hanukkah, or that time of the year that Jews listen enviously to Christmas songs, wishing we had something better than “Dreidel, Dreidel, Dreidel.” Well, guys, Jimmy Fallon feels your pain.
Last Thursday, the “Tonight Show” host asked viewers to tweet out their Hanukkah-ized versions of famous songs. Here are some of our personal favorites:
@jimmyfallon Lox Lox Lox Lox Lox Lox Lox Lox Lox Lox Lox Lox Lox #HanukkahSongs— Jeff Casey (@Jeffcasey53) December 10, 2014
Hold me Kosher, tiny dancer #HanukkahSongs— Faran Jane (@faranjane) December 10, 2014
Ra Ra Hanukkah Ra Ma Menorah Ga Ga Yamaka, don't want your bad Christmas #HanukkahSongs— emma (@emmacalex96) December 11, 2014
Anne Cohen was the Forward’s deputy digital media editor. When she’s not looking for the secret Jewish history of Voodoo in New Orleans, or making lists about Ruth Bader Ginsburg , she writes for The Assimilator. She graduated from the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism with an M.S. magazine concentration in 2012.
Jimmy Fallon Launches #HanukkahSongs