December 11, 2013


13 Best Christmas Songs From Jewish Singers


From Thanksgiving to December 25, it seems you hear the same three dozen Christmas songs everywhere you turn. In fact, Christmas music is so inescapable that singers who don't even celebrate the religious holiday often find themselves in the studio crooning about Jesus' birth and Santa's reindeer.

To celebrate the "anything goes" spirit of the season, here are 15 Xmas tunes performed by Jewish singers. From Adam Levine's take on John Lennon's "Happy Xmas (War Is Over)" to Barbra Streisand's 1967 Christmas LP, these tunes make as much sense as Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer having a bar mitzvah. But when they sound this good, who cares?

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