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The Fro and His Grandma Lil #29 Chanukah

Jared Polin December 9, 2010 23

As a family we sat down to light the candles for the first night of Chanukah last week. Chanukah is always a fun time of year, you have candles, dradles, chocolate and songs.

Lil and I sit and discus the origins of Chanukah and Lil tells us what her Chanukah wish is for this year. Get your tissues at the end just in case you get a little emotional like Lil did.


  1. Anthony December 9, 2010 at 10:39 am -

    This is precious, memories of these types of celebrations are something to cherish for a long time to come. God bless her. Great video! :)

  2. Troy December 9, 2010 at 10:46 am -

    Jared, great video and touching! You may have our attention and interests with the knowledge and fun you share about photography, but Lil has our hearts. Thank you for sharing and thank you Lil for the warm wishes.

  3. Paul McDonald December 9, 2010 at 10:51 am -

    Barukh atah Adonai, Eloheinu, melekh ha’olam

  4. Lee-Anne December 9, 2010 at 10:59 am -

    This is awesome! Jared, I love the sweetness and wisdom of your grandmother and I admire the relationship that you have with her. Thanks for sharing and have a wonderful day!

  5. James Fear December 9, 2010 at 11:04 am -

    Jared, you’re too funny and Lil all the love in the world!

  6. Lisa "Crispy" December 9, 2010 at 11:10 am -

    I agree with Troy…..now please pass the tissue….

  7. Trinka Lumley December 9, 2010 at 11:45 am -

    Awww, I also agree with Troy. Hey Lisa could you please past me one of those tissues?

  8. chris aka mr wiggly December 9, 2010 at 11:48 am -

    God bless you LIL!!!!! happy holidays……..

  9. Erica December 9, 2010 at 2:12 pm -

    What a special, sweet woman…freilichen Hanukkah, Jared & Lil!

  10. Brad December 9, 2010 at 3:56 pm -

    …Comme Ci, Comme Ça…
    Cracks me up every time! Classic. What a touching little clip this one is. Thanks.
    Hey I tried to buy Lil a cup of tea but couldn’t cause I live in Canada… can this be fixed?

  11. Herman December 9, 2010 at 4:02 pm -

    Lil is such a sweetheart! God bless you and thank you Lil for your well wishes, I wish you to be happy as well! Happy holidays to you all!!
    //Your biggest fan from Sweden

  12. Casey December 9, 2010 at 5:30 pm -

    Lil- “I didn’t do anything”
    Jared- “That’s true”

  13. Tapegeek December 9, 2010 at 6:36 pm -

    Bless you Lil

  14. Annie Angler December 9, 2010 at 6:37 pm -

    My cup runneth over with with warm wishes to Lil and her family! Seeing Lil wishing everyone good health and all you can see she maybe missing someone very special right then!
    @Troy well said
    @Lisa and Trinka any tissues left?
    @Fro thanks for sharing :)
    “dradle dradle dradle i made you out of clay
    dradle dradle dradle with dradle i shall play”

  15. Janna December 9, 2010 at 8:31 pm -

    Wow! Lil is the sweetest! So I now have to keep tissues close by? I seriously could listen to her stories all day long! Thanks Jared for sharing such touching moments with Lil! Blessings to you and yours!

  16. harringg December 9, 2010 at 10:36 pm -

    Lil, here’s wishes of wellness and happiness to you and your family. You put a smile on my face with the stories you share.

    Happy Holidays!

  17. Ved Upadhyay December 10, 2010 at 2:13 am -

    I love you Lil! You remind me of my grandma..I wish I could spend some more time with her..I miss her…Happy Holidays!!

  18. sheila December 10, 2010 at 11:17 am -

    Most honest and true…. I envy you Jared that you have your sweet Lil. Her insight and love knows no boundaries. Your love and friendship as a grandson are embraced. Well done. Happy Holidays!

  19. Gary December 13, 2010 at 11:37 am -

    This was a fine tape Jared. I thinkyour grandma was trying to sing a Yiddish song called Chanukah Does she remember Yiddish?? The dreidel song was not around when she was a kid.

    I hope you had lots of latkes and looks like great fun with Lillian !!

  20. Luigi December 13, 2010 at 3:39 pm -

    youre lucky you have your granma on your side me Im in Italy my granma is in Philippines, I miss her so much…

  21. Steve December 13, 2010 at 5:23 pm -

    LIL – Everyone out west LOVES YOU!!! Stay young forever!

  22. malcolm December 13, 2010 at 7:25 pm -

    Lil you are just too sweet. Happy Holidays!

  23. Liliana December 16, 2010 at 8:00 am -

    Love Lil and love you Jared. You are both sooooo sweet. Happy holidays to both of you. Hope this next year brings you lots of joy and health and happiness