In Case You Forgot, Adam Sandler’s Iconic “Chanukah Song” Is Still The Greatest Thing Ever

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In Case You Forgot, Adam Sandler’s Iconic “Chanukah Song” Is Still The Greatest Thing Ever | Society Of Rock Videos

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“So Put On Your Yarmulke…”

It’s officially the first night of Chanukah, which means that it’s time to dig out our favorite winter holiday staple – Adam Sandler’s iconic “Chanukah Song” and guys, let me just say that in case you forgot, it’s still the greatest thing ever.

A novelty song written by Sandler with the help of Saturday Night Live writers Lewis Morton and Ian Maxtone-Graham, “The Chanukah Song” first saw the light of day on Saturday Night Lives Weekend Update on December 3, 1994; it was written around the theme of Jewish children not having a fun holiday song of their own, and Sandler’s listing of Jewish celebrities (both real and fictional) as a way of sympathizing with their situation proves to be both heartwarming and hilarious (to no one’s surprise, OJ Simpson is very much not Jewish).

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Whether you celebrate Chanukah or Christmas, there’s no denying that “The Chanukah Song” still holds up as a major part of the holidays, and we hope it brings a smile to your face today.

Happy Chanukah!

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