Abe Foxman and the Maccabeats. Hey, that’s kinda catchy. (@ADL_National)
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Abe Foxman Sang With the Maccabeats

An a cappella mash-up we didn’t need, but don’t entirely mind

by
Stephanie Butnick
November 01, 2013
Abe Foxman and the Maccabeats. Hey, that's kinda catchy. (@ADL_National)

The Anti-Defamation League kicked off its 2013 Centennial Meeting, which in addition to drawing speakers like U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power, U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel (how far we’ve come!), and former Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta, also managed to book these guys. Because really, where don’t the Maccabeats show up these days?

As if to remind us that the Thanksgiving/Hanukkah apocalypse is steadily nearing, the Maccabeats were on hand to perform at last night’s event, and afterwards snapped this made-for-Twitter picture with ADL National Director Abe Foxman. But did they sing the “Cups” song?

The conference runs through Saturday—fingers crossed they’ll get Drake too.

Stephanie Butnick is deputy editor of Tablet Magazine and a host of the Unorthodox podcast.

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