Jew or No Jew: Christmas Song Edition

Jew or No Jew: Christmas Song Edition by the Forward

Rudolph the blue-nosed reindeer? // by Lior Zaltzman

Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra, The Ronettes, Nat King Cole — their voices fill the air come Christmastime, injecting some holiday warmth into our Grinch-sized winter hearts.

But as you’ve probably heard, behind (almost) every merry and bright hit, there’s a Jewish writer..

Can you tell which of your favorite holiday songs were written by members of the tribe? Take our quiz and test your knowledge — you may be surprised.

Jew or No Jew: Christmas Song Edition

Was this song written by Jews? Answer yes or no below.

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Anne Cohen

Anne Cohen

Anne Cohen was the Forward’s deputy digital media editor. When she’s not looking for the secret Jewish history of Voodoo in New Orleans, or making lists about Ruth Bader Ginsburg, she writes for The Assimilator. She graduated from the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism with an M.S. magazine concentration in 2012.

Jew or No Jew: Christmas Song Edition

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