American Jews were prominent in the songwriting business of the 20th century, and even if they didn’t celebrate Christmas, they were happy to write for the popular Christmas market. Below are some of the most famous Christmas songs with Jewish parents.
“Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree”
“Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer”
“Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow”
Sammy Cahn and Jule Styne
Jay Livingston and Ray Evans
“The Christmas Song” (Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire)