The Best Hanukkah Song Ever

Ocho Kandelikas, as performed by The LeeVees:

Is it me, or does this sound like it belongs in a Tarantino movie?

The song is in Ladino, a dying Judeo-Spanish language still spoken by 100,000 elderly Jews in Israel and not very many other places. The song is only 25 years old; you can get the background on the composer here.

Of course, there’s an even more hardcore version by Hip Hop Hoodios that makes for a better video experience and, while the song is very cool, I still like the one by The LeeVees better. But make up your own mind:

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Ron Gordon

Math nerd in his early 40's who seems to have an opinion about everything and an inability to keep it to himself.