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12.11.2013 | | Posted at 08:54 AM

The Movie on the Famous Melody

By David Luhrssen
  In the middle of a bar mitzvah or a wedding reception, as the mood sags and guests begin to contemplate making their excuses, the band strikes up a familiar melody. Suddenly the dance floor fills with partygoers doing the circular hora. Spirits soar. And yet, that melody, “Hava Nagila,” has been so over exposed and run through the pop culture saw mill that what’s le...