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"Long before professional performances or recording technologies, people sang to and with each other in families and communities ....I believe that this kind of singing is our human birthright."
— Rabbi Regina Sandler-Phillips
Leading Hanukkah songs for the audience (Ocho Kandalikas and Mi Yimalel) at the December 2010 concert of the New York City Community Chorus. Singing begins at 1:59, following a spoken introduction. (Thanks to Jack Eppler, Katrina Art, and J. David Williams.)