Cantor Schwartz Sings Nadlik Beyahad Ner (“Light a Candle”)
Song of the Week • 3m 34s
The Festival of Lights calls us to light a candle, banish the darkness, say a blessing, and enjoy the miracle of light. While this song was written for the Eurovision Song Contest, not for Hanukkah, we couldn’t resist its imagery of fighting hopelessness by creating light together. When the figurative light of happiness seems far away, let us look for light from our traditions and from each other. Wishing you a happy Thanksgiving, happy Hanukkah, and Shabbat shalom.
Music: Svika Pick
Lyrics: Yoav Ginai
Arranged by Oran Eldor
Music director: David Enlow
AV: Oscar Acevedo, Erik Van Batavia, Justin Goodman
Lighting Design: Wes Richter
Video: Tami Shaham
Special thanks to Eli Grunfeld
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