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Special #2: Chanukah in Israel 1959

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Catalogue Number[1959] Special #1
Matrix Number N/A
Record Label Vistas of Israel
Record Format33 1/3 RPM - 12"
Shelf Number801176
Number of Tracks1
Date RecordedN/A
Album Artists
Notes Chanukah In Israel 1959

The narrator discusses the historical story and resulting customs of Chanukah, beginning with the victory of the Macabees (led by Judah Macabee) over Greece/Syria in 164 BC.

1) Judas Macabeas written by Hendel. 0:55 - 2:15

2) Kad Katan, Little Jug, is a song about the little jar of oil for the Temple candles in Jerusalem that should have been enough for one day, but lasted eight. This certainly was a miracle. 3:34 - 5:00

3) Neyr Li, My Light, shows how all the children of a family want their own candelabrums. 6:22 - 8:03

4) L�vivot, Pancakes. 9:41 - 11:00

5) Mi Yemalel, Who Can Count The Deeeds Of Valor? 11:23 - 13:13

(All of the above are sung or orchestrated by unnamed participants.)

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