Reclaiming the pro-Israel position back from the Right to counter demonization by the Left.
Wednesday, December 22, 2010
The Jews Who Stole Christmas
Not wanting to miss an opportunity to be reminded of Garrison Keillor's rantabout all those Christmas songs written by Jews -- "And all those lousy holiday songs by Jewish guys that trash up the malls every year, Rudolph and the chestnuts and the rest of that dreck. Did one of our guys write ‘Grab your loafers, come along if you wanna, and we’ll blow thatshofarfor Rosh Hashanah’? No, we didn’t. Christmas is a Christian holiday—if you’re not in the club, then buzz off" --I thought I'd stick it to him with this list of the best ones:
Personally, I've always loved Christmas songs but it's only now that I understand why -- so many of them are probably channeling my tribe's collective unconscious.