Hanukkah is always accompanied by the arrival of almost non-stop radio replay of Adam Sandler’s “The Chanukah Song” (it’s not really “Hanukkah Song”). I know that for some, the repetition may make you want to CRAM. DREIDELS. IN. YOUR. EARS. But as old as the song seems to get, let’s face it folks, it never gets old.
I remember how hilarious this was back when I first heard it. Finally we Jews had a holiday song we could be proud of! No more of that “Dreidel, dreidel” crap. And it’s chalk-full of so many good lines: “Tom Cruise isn’t, but I heard his agent is,” “Drink your gin and tonic-ah, and smoke your marijuani-kah,” and my personal favorite, “O.J. Simpson – not a Jew!”
Yesterday my roommate’s girlfriend showed me a t-shirt based on the O.J. Simpson line! I can’t find a picture of the one I saw at the moment, but I’ll add one soon if I can find it. Here’s a picture of a different one:
Happy Hanukkah, and Chanukah, to all!