On most of the holy days, such as the Sabbath or the major holidays, we don’t play music in our homes… not on instruments, and not on players. Often, we sing songs around the table in our home… but without musical instruments. Nor do we drive in our cars, or turn on the TV or radio. But on Hanukah, all of that is allowed. So it was a special treat to listen to my grandson, David, playing these familiar tunes on the keyboard, and sing along with him on some of them. Sitting next to him is Jonah, my son and his father.
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