"Hava Nagila” is one of those songs, like “Celebration” and “Auld Lang Syne,” that brings back memories and gets stuck in one’s head. In fact, “Hava Nagila” is so ingrained in American pop culture that many non-Jews can readily identify it, and high-profile non-Jewish recording...
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Aly Raisman is not only a gold-medalist Olympic Champion, but she is a Jew with a conscience, a memory, and not afraid to speak truth to power. Her use of Hava Nagila as the music for her individual routines was deliberately chosen as a statement of protest to the International Olympic Committee that refused to honor the 11 Israeli athletes murdered by Palestinian terrorists at the Munich Olympics in 1972. Read the full story here.
Kol hakavod to Aly not only for her medals, but for her character!
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Yesterday was busy. I worked all day, picked up my son from school, and with Big Brother and America’s Got Talent having their season finales, and Survivor premiering, I had a long night of blogging for my reality blog Keeping it Real. I decided we would go out for dinner so I...
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Music is a universal language, and sometimes it has Hebrew lyrics!
Check out these versions of Hava Nagila from Texas, Bollywood and Thailand:
Hava Nagila Texas Style (Featuring Juan & Pancho)
Bollywood Hava Nagila—with subtitles in Hebrew and Russki
Hava Nagila Thai Style
All these videos are favorites on JewishJournal.com’s YouTube Channel.