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Adam Sandler: The Chanukah Song

Adam Sandler The Chanukah Song
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Even though it's not a traditional Chanukah (also spelled Hanukkah) song, actor and comedian Adam Sandler sure has done a great job spreading the word about the Jewish holiday!


The Chanukah Song

The Chanukah Song is a funny tune (actually, three funny tunes) written and performed by Adam Sandler, who is pretty proud of being Jewish! In the original version of the song, Sandler sings that there are a lot of Christmas songs, but not many Chanukah songs, and this is his way of changing that! Since then the song's been featured on TV shows (Saturday Night Live) and movies Adam Sandler's Eight Crazy Nights). Watch as we break down this oh-so-popular song!

 

The Chanukah Song: Part I

  • Written and recorded in 1994
  • Famous people mentioned in the song include: Goldie Hawn (half-Jewish), Captain Kirk (William Shatner; Jewish), Spock (Leonard Nimoy; Jewish), the former owner of the NBA's Seattle Supersonics (Jewish), Dear Abby and her sister Dear Ann (advice columnists; both Jewish) and Ebenezer Scrooge (definitely NOT Jewish!)
  • Mistakes in the song: Adam says Harrison Ford is a quarter-Jewish, but he's actually half-Jewish

 


The Chanukah Song: Part II

  • Written and recorded in 1999
  • Famous people mentioned in the song include: Winona Ryder (Jewish), Calvin Klein (Jewish), The Beastie Boys (Jewish), Lenny Kravitz (half-Jewish), the guy who does the voice for Scooby-Doo (Don Messick; Jewish) and Bruce Springsteen (who isn't Jewish, but Adam's mom would like him to be!)
  • Mistakes in the song: None


The Chanukah Song: Part III

  • Written and recorded in 2002
  • Famous people in the song include: Ross and Lisa from Friends (David Schwimmer and Lisa Kudrow; both Jewish), Ben Stiller (Jewish), Jack Black (Jewish), Gwyneth Paltrow (half-Jewish), Paula Abdul (Jewish) and Natalie Portman (Jewish)
  • Mistakes: None

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queen_diva324

queen_diva324 wrote:

I love his movies grown ups and grown ups 2
commented: Fri Nov 29, 2013

ambf1

ambf1 wrote:

Adam Sandler is a good actor.
commented: Wed Nov 27, 2013

zackfan

zackfan wrote:

bedtime stories
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shae508
shae508 posted in Latest Trends:
The fact that you're cussing me out proves that you're the sensitive one. not me :) I was just stating my opinion  . Now since you want to be a baby and curse when you get upset. Maybe you get off the forums and go back to listening your 'music'. Have a nice day. :)
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NarutoUpdates
Ugh shut the hell up! I can spell really fine, i just prefer using my own terms! And for you to come on here and start some sht you got life messed up, so how about you get your sensitive azz off this Forum!
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shae508
shae508 posted in Latest Trends:
"Chrisdelghetto" wrote:uhh stupid ,its appropriate plus some kids listen to that,also the site is 10-17 and yea i know its a kids site but kids like and do the dance  No. It's not. Maybe you should LISTEN to the song.
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shae508
shae508 posted in Latest Trends:
-bangs head- I'm sorry, but your grammar and spelling is getting on my last. I'm talking about kids who parents DON'T want them seeing this song. KW could get in trouble if parents see this. And if you're going to post those lyrics. Post them in the LYRICS section with a warning that it may have cussing and or worst. Dude. (And I'm on my phone. And still had better spelling and grammar.)
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NarutoUpdates
Duh, is you mad that yo parents won't let you listen to the song! And some kids on here are in the double digits, and they listen to cuss songs!
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