Haneirot Hallalu

Gershon Veroba

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Hebrew Lyrics

Haneirot Hallalu anu madlikin,
Al hanisim v'al hanifla-ot
V'al hat'shu-ot v' al hamilchamot
Sheh-asitah la'votei-nu
Bayamim ha-heim ba-z'man ha-zeh.

Al yidei ko-hanecha hak'do-shim
V'chol shmo-nat y'mei chanukah.
Haneirot hallalu, kodesh heim
V'ein lanu re-shoot l'hishtameish bahem
Elah lir'otam bil-vad.

K'dei l'hodot ul'hallel lishim-chah ha-gadol
Al niseh-chah v'al nif'li-otechah v'al y'shu'ateh-chah.


We kindle these lights [to commemorate]
The miracles and wonders
the saving acts, and the wars (fought for us)
which You have performed for our forefathers,
in those days at this time.

Through the hands of Your holy priests,
And in all the eight days of Chanukah,
these lights are sacred.
We are also not permitted to make use of them,
but only to look at them,
in order to offer thanks and praise to Your great Name
for Your miracles, for Your wonders and for Your

Composed and recorded in 1981 on an album called "Man to Man" and a priv


Added December 2nd, 2003