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  • This famous Christmas song was written by a Cantor’s son

    December 18, 2015 | 11:48 am

    Late in 1940, so the story goes, Irving Berlin found himself in Los Angeles writing songs for the movie "Holiday Inn," starring two of the biggest stars of the moment, Bing Crosby and Fred Astaire.  The challenge Berlin had set himself was enormous: to capture the spirit of major...

  • An X-Mas Like No Other

    By Shoshana Lewin-Fischer

    November 24, 2005 | 7:00 pm

    "The sun is shining, the grass is green, the orange and palm trees sway. There's never been such a day in Beverly Hills, L.A. But it's December the 24th, and I am longing to be up north."

    While it isn't likely the above stanza sparks many memories, the next line should: "I'm...