The Eight Days of Chanukah…

(Sung to the “12 Days of Christmas.”)

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On the eighth day of Chanukah, my true love gave to me,

Eight burning candles,

Seven praying Rabbis,

Six Jewish Mothers,

Five bowls of chicken soup.

Four spinning dreidels,

Three singing Cantors,

Two mitzvah balls, and

A bagel with some creamed cheese!

(A generous borrowing from a greeting card I read decades ago.)

Happy Holidays to all!

About David Rosman

David is the winner of the Missouri Press Foundation's "Best Columnist" in 2013 (First Place) and 2014 (Second Place), the 2016 Harold Riback Award for excellence in writing, and the winner of the 2007 Interactive Media Award for excellence in editing.
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