Rockin' Around the Dreidel The musical duo Good for the Jews play live from their Hanukkah set.
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Rockin' Around the Dreidel

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This week, as Christians are dragging home Christmas trees, Jews around the world are celebrating the eight nights of Hannukah.

The musical duo Good for the Jews are taking their tradition's answer to the Christmas carol on their "Putting the Ha! in Hannukah" tour. Rob Tannenbaum and David Fagin reveal how they got their start.

"People talk about the war on Christmas," says Tannenbaum. "There's no such thing as a war on Christmas. You could sooner kill President Bush behind his desk than you could fight a war on Christmas." Feeling marginalized one December, he wrote a song poking fun at Christians for drinking too much on their holiday — and arguing that his holiday was better.

Tannenbaum and Fagin give us a taste of the set they'll be bringing to 13 cities.

Video: Good for the Jews Perform from their Hannukah Set

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