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Information that you may not have known, but will be glad to have learned

Table of Contents

  1. Top 15 Jewish Country-Western Songs
  2. Kosher Green Eggs and Ham
  3. There's no Seder like our Seder
  4. Take us out of Egypt
  5. Elijah
  6. Just a Tad of Charoset


Top 15 Jewish Country-Western Songs


1. "I Was One of the Chosen People ('Til She Chose Somebody Else)"

2. "Honkey Tonk Nights on the Golan Heights"

3. "I've Got My Foot On The Glass, Where Are You? "

4. "My Rowdy Friend Elijah's Comin' Over Tonight"

5. "New Bottle of Whiskey, Same Old Testament"

6. "Stand by Your Mensch"

7. "Eighteen Wheels and a Dozen Latkes"

8. "I Balanced Your Books, but You're Breaking My Heart"

9. "My Darlin's a Schmendrick and I'm All Verklempt"

10. "That Shiksa Done Made off with My Heart Like a Goniff"

11. "The Second Time She Said 'Shalom', I Knew She Meant 'Goodbye'"

12. "You're the Lox My Bagel's Been Missin'"

13. "You've Been Talkin' Hebrew in Your Sleep Since that Rabbi Came to Town"

14. "Why Don't We Get Drunk - We're Jews!"

15. "Mamas Don't Let Your Ungrateful Sons Grow Up to Be Cowboys (When They Could Very Easily Have Just Taken Over the Family Hardware Business That My Own Grandfather Broke His Back to Start and My Father Sweated Over for Years Which Apparently Doesn't Mean Anything Now That You're Turning Your Back on Such a Gift)"

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Kosher Green Eggs and Ham

Will you never see?
They are not KOSHER,
So let me be!
I will not eat green eggs and ham.
I will not eat them Sam-I-am.

But I'll eat green eggs with a biscuit.
Or I will try them with some brisket.
I'll eat green eggs in a box.
If you serve them with some lox.

And those green eggs are worth a try
Scrambled up inside some matzoh brie!
And in a boat upon the river,
I'll eat green eggs with chopped liver!

So if you're a Jewish Dr. Seuss fan,
But troubled by green eggs and ham.
Let your friends in on the scoop:
Green eggs taste best with chicken soup!

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There's no Seder like our Seder

(sung to the tune of "There's no Business like Show business")

There's no seder like our seder,
There's no seder I know.
Everything about it is halachic
Nothing that the Torah won't allow.
Listen how we read the whole Haggadah
It's all in Hebrew
'Cause we know how.
There's no Seder like our seder,
We tell a tale that is swell:
Moses took the people out into the heat
They baked the matzoh
While on their feet
Now isn't that a story
That just can't be beat?
Let's go on with the show!

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Take us out of Egypt

Take Us Out of Egypt
(sung to the tune of Take me out to the ball game")
Take us out of Egpyt
Free us from slavery
Bake us some matzoh in a haste
Don't worry 'bout flavor--
Give no thought to taste.
Oh it's rush, rush, rush, to the Red Sea If we don't cross it's a shame
For it's ten plagues,
Down and you're out
At the pesach history game.

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(to the tune of "Maria")
I just saw the prophet Elijah.
And suddenly that name
Will never sound the same to me.
He came to our seder
He had his cup of wine,
But could not stay to dine
This year--
For your message all Jews are waiting:
That the time's come for peace
and not hating--
Next year we'll be waiting.

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Just a Tad of Charoset

Just a Tad of Charoset
(to the tune of "Just a spoon full of sugar") Chorus:
Just a tad of charoset helps the bitter herbs go down, The bitter herbs
go down, the bitter herbs go down. Just a tad of charoset helps the
bitter herbs go down, In the most disguising way.
Oh, back in Egypt long ago,
The Jews were slaves under Pharoh.
They sweat and toiled and labored
through the day.
So when we gather pesach night,
We do what we think right.
Maror, we chew,
To feel what they went through.
So after years of slavery
They saw no chance of being free.
Their suffering was the only life they knew. But baby Moses grew up tall,
And said he'd save them all.
He did, and yet,
We swear we won't forget.
While the maror is being passed,
We all refill our water glass,
Preparing for the taste that turns us red. Although maror seems full of minuses,
It sure does clear our sinuses.
But what's to do?
It's hard to be a Jew!!!

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