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    • Ken Held
    • 09.08.12 | 10:03 (IDT)

    Harry Belafonte recorded Hava Nagila during a Carnegie Hall concert in 1959, and it was a hit in the United States. Perhaps that started to make it so well known among non-Jewish Americans.

    from the article: ‘Hava Nagilah’ and questions of Jewish joy
    First published 11:55 08.08.12 | Last updated 11:55 08.08.12
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