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Dreaming of a Jewish Christmas

How Jewish songwriters, including Irving Berlin, Mel Torme and Johnny Marks, went from immigrant outsiders to become irreplaceable players in pop culture's mainstream.

Dreaming of a Jewish Christmas tells the story of a group of brilliant Jewish songwriters, including Irving Berlin, Mel Torme, Jay Livingston, Ray Evans, Gloria Shayne Baker and Johnny Marks, who wrote the soundtrack to Christianity’s most musical holiday. It’s an amazing tale of immigrant outsiders who became irreplaceable players in pop culture’s mainstream – a generation of songwriters who found in Christmas the perfect holiday in which to imagine a better world, and for at least one day a year, make us believe in it.

51 minutes

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Sat 22 Dec 2018 23:35

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