Sunday, November 28th 2021   |

Chanukah Poems

Chanukah Yacht

Eight candles on a Chanukiah

Were lit upon a yacht

To remember all the Maccabees

In a most idyllic spot.

 

The boat was owned by Mister G

A man with untold riches,

Who was pleased to say his blessings

There above the many fishes.

 

He asked...

Chanukah Poem

The tale we learn at Chanukah

Is always so exciting

We’re told about the Maccabees —

Their courage in the fighting.

 

We’re shown how they resisted

Hellenistic tendencies

That permeated countrysides

And spread far like disease.

 

It was Syrian King Antiochus

Who decided that...