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This is the only song on the album not written specifically for the recording; it's included by request (an 85-year-old friend remembered it being sung in Chicago in her youth). Ben Aronin, who wrote it, informs us: "It was the latkes that made the Syrians recoil." Don't think too hard about the logic of this song or your head will hurt.


Lyrics available with download of entire album


from Mrs. Maccabee's Kitchen: New Hanukah Songs, released October 1, 2012
Jane Peppler: vocals
Aviva Enoch: vocals
Jim Baird: acoustic bass


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Mappamundi Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Folk music band plays "More-or-less traditional music of the Northern Hemisphere and the Previous Millennium." Vocals, lots of instruments, specializing in Eastern European music (Balkan, Slavic, Russian, Polish); Jewish music in Yiddish, Hebrew and Ladino; Celtic, British Isles and early American / Colonial music. And swing. ... more

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