No Chanukah Song on Shatner’s New Holiday Album

06 Dec 2018

On William Shatner’s new holiday ablum,  “Shatner Claus,” the actor sings classic Christmas songs, including “Jingle Bells,” “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” and “Silent Night,” but no Chanukah songs. Shatner, who is Jewish, has had second thoughts about that decision.

“I was going to do ‘Dreidel, Dreidel,’ then I thought better of it … I mean, I should have, maybe,” Shatner said in a PBS documentary.

Shatner, best known for playing Captain Kirk in “Star Trek,” also spoke about how his mother would make latkes during the holiday.

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