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April 15, 2022

Betty Comden and Adolph Green.

That's what friends are for ...

I received a phone call from my dear friend, JUDY, telling me that my all-time favorite movie, "Singin In The Rain" was being featured on television immediately!

Although I have seen it dozens of times, I never tire of it and quickly tuned in.

True, the stars, Gene Kelly, Donald O'conner and Debbie Reynolds were not Jewish, the two songwriters responsible for the fabulous music, Betty Comden and Adolph Green, were... and yes... they were Jewish (and brilliant, like most Jews)!

Basya Cohen, (you knew her as Betty Comden) was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. (like me)....



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