Holidays The Best Christmas Songs Written by Jewish Songwriters  

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This list of Christmas songs written by Jewish songwriters, ranked best to worst, shines a light on the fact that a truly great songwriter can write about anything...including music celebrating a completely different faith. What are the greatest Christmas songs? These essential Christmas songs were penned by some of the best songwriters of all time and includes some of the best Christmas songs ever recorded. If you think you know all there is to know about these classic Christmas carols, you my have- up until now- been missing one important nugget of knowledge.

Among the best Christmas carols written by Jewish songwriters are Bing Crosby's "White Christmas", Wayne Newton's "Jingle Bell Rock", and Burl Ive's "Winter Wonderland". These memorable Christmas songs are an indelible part of the Christmas holiday tradition and they're all brought to you by songwriters who don't celebrate the holiday. 

What Christmas songs were written by Jews? Who wrote the most famous Christmas songs of all time? This list of Christmas songs by Jewish singers and songwriters will give you an idea of the diversity of the music community. Make sure to vote for your favorite Christmas tunes and vote down the Christmas songs by Jewish writers you don't like.

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Irving Berlin

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Walter Kent, Kim Gannon, Buck Ram

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Felix Bernard, Richard B. Smith

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Edward Pola, George Wyle

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Jay Livingston, Ray Evans

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Katherine K. Davis, Henry V. Onorati, Harry Simeone

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Joseph Carleton Beal, James Ross Boothe

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Leroy Anderson, Mitchell Parish

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Sammy Cahn, Jule Styne

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Tom Islava added Albert Hague, Theodor "Dr. Seuss" Geisel

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Steve Charb added Frank Loesser

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Tom Islava added Theodor "Dr. Seuss" Geisel -

Albert Hague, Theodor "Dr. Seuss" Geisel

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Tom Islava added Albert Hague, Eugene Poddany -

Albert Hague, Theodor "Dr. Seuss" Geisel

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Tom Islava added "Weird Al" Yankovic

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heavybubbles added Jean Beauvoir, Daniel Rey