Posts Tagged: Santa Claus

Vintage illustration Christmas celebration

Jews and Christmas

Like many American Jews, I secretly covet Christmas. Though taught in the Ten Commandments not to covet thy neighbors wife, there was no explicit directive to coveting thy neighbors holiday. Holiday cheer for some Jews also includes a touch o’

Vintage illustration Christmas celebration

Jews and Christmas

Like many American Jews, I secretly covet Christmas. Though taught in the Ten Commandments not to covet thy neighbors wife, there was no explicit directive to coveting thy neighbors holiday. Holiday cheer for some Jews also includes a touch o’

illustration Santa Claus WWII propaganda

Santa Claus for a Cause

Just as both sides in a war claim God on their side, so WWII American’s enlisted Santa to help fight their battle. This 1944 ad for Interwoven Socks should be filed under vintage advertising we are not likely to see

illustration Santa Claus WWII propaganda

Santa Claus for a Cause

Just as both sides in a war claim God on their side, so WWII American’s enlisted Santa to help fight their battle. This 1944 ad for Interwoven Socks should be filed under vintage advertising we are not likely to see

vintage illustration midcentury family Xmas tree

Christmas or Chanukah- The True Festival of Lights

A Holiday Classic Normally, while Jews across the country begin celebrating Hanukkah, the festival of lights, Christians have had a good 2 week start on them with their own festival of lights- the installation of Xmas lights. Along with Black

vintage illustration midcentury family Xmas tree

Christmas or Chanukah- The True Festival of Lights

A Holiday Classic Normally, while Jews across the country begin celebrating Hanukkah, the festival of lights, Christians have had a good 2 week start on them with their own festival of lights- the installation of Xmas lights. Along with Black

Vintage illustration Santa Coke

A Merry Christmas

    Wishing all my readers a joyous and Merry Christmas filled with the magic of Santa’s spirit of giving to others. You Might Also Enjoy Santa’s Heart Healthy Holiday…Ho Ho Ho

Vintage illustration Santa Coke

A Merry Christmas

    Wishing all my readers a joyous and Merry Christmas filled with the magic of Santa’s spirit of giving to others. You Might Also Enjoy Santa’s Heart Healthy Holiday…Ho Ho Ho

vintage illustration ad Santa and Xmas lights

Xmas or Hanukkah – The True Festival Of Lights

 Normally, while Jews across the country begin celebrating Hanukkah, the festival of lights, Christians have had a good 2 week start on them with their own festival of lights- the installation of Xmas lights. Along with Black Friday the official

vintage illustration ad Santa and Xmas lights

Xmas or Hanukkah – The True Festival Of Lights

 Normally, while Jews across the country begin celebrating Hanukkah, the festival of lights, Christians have had a good 2 week start on them with their own festival of lights- the installation of Xmas lights. Along with Black Friday the official

illustration Santa Claus WWII propaganda

Santa Takes Sides

A patriotic Santa comes to the aid of the Allies in this WWII Christmas advertisement for Interwoven Socks . In 1943 while FDR, and Churchill conferred in Casablanca, apparently Uncle Sam was having a hush-hush tete a tete with Santa

illustration Santa Claus WWII propaganda

Santa Takes Sides

A patriotic Santa comes to the aid of the Allies in this WWII Christmas advertisement for Interwoven Socks . In 1943 while FDR, and Churchill conferred in Casablanca, apparently Uncle Sam was having a hush-hush tete a tete with Santa

illustration Santa smoking

Santa’s Heart Healthy Holiday… Ho Ho Ho

  With his overweight girth, penchant for candy, coffee and cigarettes, it’s a Christmas miracle that twinkly-eyed Santa is still around to make his Christmas deliveries. One only hopes there’s a Cardiac Care unit in the North Pole. To believe

illustration Santa smoking

Santa’s Heart Healthy Holiday… Ho Ho Ho

  With his overweight girth, penchant for candy, coffee and cigarettes, it’s a Christmas miracle that twinkly-eyed Santa is still around to make his Christmas deliveries. One only hopes there’s a Cardiac Care unit in the North Pole. To believe

illustration Santa Claus Coke

Santa Claus and Coke.

Santa Claus has become as standardized as a Big Mac. Which makes perfect sense since it was Coca Cola who helped sell that singular iconic image. For decades Coca Cola has not only  perpetuated the American Dream with its color

illustration Santa Claus Coke

Santa Claus and Coke.

Santa Claus has become as standardized as a Big Mac. Which makes perfect sense since it was Coca Cola who helped sell that singular iconic image. For decades Coca Cola has not only  perpetuated the American Dream with its color

1950s Santa with kids on lap

Dreaming of a White Christmas

50 Shades of Santa The great debate recently about the color of Santa makes me wonder- if that all time Christmas classic  “I’m dreaming of a White Christmas” could be written by a Irving Berlin, a Jew, who’s to say

1950s Santa with kids on lap

Dreaming of a White Christmas

50 Shades of Santa The great debate recently about the color of Santa makes me wonder- if that all time Christmas classic  “I’m dreaming of a White Christmas” could be written by a Irving Berlin, a Jew, who’s to say

woman decorating tXmas ree Santa 1950s

Santa’s Tempting Stocking Stuffers

No wonder Old St Nick was so jolly. He sure knew how to fill a Christmas stocking. Forget those itchy woolen socks hung over the fireplace. When it came to Xmas stockings, Santa had steamier things on his mind. To

woman decorating tXmas ree Santa 1950s

Santa’s Tempting Stocking Stuffers

No wonder Old St Nick was so jolly. He sure knew how to fill a Christmas stocking. Forget those itchy woolen socks hung over the fireplace. When it came to Xmas stockings, Santa had steamier things on his mind. To