Sunday, November 29, 2009

Chanukah Countdown: Tom Lehrer's Chanukah in Santa Monica

With only 12 days left until we light the first Chanukah candle, let's take a trip down memory lane to 1990, when songwriter Tom Lehrer wrote Chanukah in Santa Monica to remedy the lack of good Chanukah songs. Here is a video of the Lake Forest High School Glee Club singing this classic. Enjoy!


  1. Tom Leher has been a favorite of mine for decades.
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  2. Glad you revived the full version. What fun!
    Sharon M.

  3. We've been Tom Lehrer fans for decades. Luckily, someone has collected virtually all of his songs and put them in a Channel on YouTube. You can watch him for hours at