1. “The Dreidel Song,” by Julie Silver
Beloved Jewish singer/songwriter Julie Silver’s bluesy, folksy guitar rendition.
2. “The Latke Song,” by Debbie Friedman
Debbie Friedman channels everyone’s favorite Hanukkah food – and even conveys a message of social justice in the process.
3. “Eight Nights of Joy,” by Rabbi Joe Black
This is the story of Judah Maccabee and the celebration the festival of Lights. This Reform rabbi’s fun, upbeat tune, performed with the fantastically talented Maxwell Street Klezmer Band, is the title track to his Hanukkah album.
4. “Pass the Candle (From Left to Right)” by Michelle Citrin
Why the Hanukkah candles are lit.
5. “Dreidel Bird,” by The Macaroons
“Dreidel Bird” doesn’t necessarily make sense, but it’s still pretty fun .
6. “To Be a Light,” by Dan Nichols and E18hteen
Reform rocker Dan Nichols talks the themes of Hanukkah.
7. “The Candles of Chanukah,” by SoulAviv
SoulAviv’s newest album, “Soul Service,” features beautiful, moving renditions of old favorites like “L’cha Dodi“and “Adon Olam.”