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Lawrence Bush
December 25, 2016

by Lawrence Bush

Sung to the tune of "Khanike, O Khanike"

KHANIKE AMERICA

Come light the menorah

We all need a miracle

So come, we implore ya

Light a light for every

house that's been lost

Banks too big to fail while

millions get tossed

Meanwhile, friends,

billions, friends,

are spent raining death overseas.

Wars without cause, these are

wars without pause, just to

fuel our stupid SUVs!

Wars without cause, these are

wars without pause, these are wars

that will bring us to our knees.

Khanike America

Come light the menorah

We all need a miracle

So come, we implore ya

Light a light for courage

to get through these times

Light a light for protest

'gainst corporate crimes

Only then

Ganovim

in DC will pay us some mind

Hammer blows for justice!

Hammer blows to share the wealth!

Hammer blows to build a better time!

Hammer blows for justice!

Hammer blows to share the wealth!

Hammer blows to build a better time!

Lawrence Bush edits Jewish Currents.

​​​​Lawrence Bush edited Jewish Currents from 2003 until 2018. He is the author of Bessie: A Novel of Love and Revolution and Waiting for God: The Spiritual Explorations of a Reluctant Atheist, among other books. His new volume of illustrated Torah commentaries, American Torah Toons 2, is scheduled for publication this year.