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Acappella Maccabeats Closing In On 2 Million Hits

Acappella Maccabeats Closing In On 2 Million Hits

Associate Editor

It’s been a big week for YU — a dreidel contest there made SNL’s Weekend Update, and their student acappella group, the Maccabeats, are closing in on 2 million hits on YouTube with their "Candlelight" Internet sensation.

They’ve been covered by The Wall Street Journal, the Jerusalem Post, CNN, Washington Post, Time, Huffington Post, Yahoo Music, CBS News, New York Post, the Today Show — check out the links at the Maccabeats web site.

Here’s one of their previous hits, their cover of Matisyahu’s "One Day," with YU President Joel singing back-up.

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