Posts Tagged ‘ jewish christmas ’

‘Twas the Night Before Hanukkah

November 30, 2012

In comedian Lenny Bruce’s famous “Jewish vs. Goyish” sketch, Broadway star Eddie Cantor is deemed goyish, along with Kool-Aid and the Marine Corps. You might say that Cantor, though born to Russian-Jewish immigrants, was asking for it: In a 1934 radio broadcast he introduced Americans to the infuriatingly catchy “Santa Claus is Coming…

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A Christmas Special for Jews

January 17, 2012
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There’s a certain magic to stop-motion animation–the animation technique that makes physically manipulated objects, like clay figurines, look like…

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A Zodiac for the Jewish Deli

December 17, 2010

There’s always been a healthy, productive relationship between Jews and Chinese food–from Christmas dining to a mutual love…

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