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Hug Christmas: Christmas and Jewish Family

hug christmas: When he'd come by a newsroom or Variety Village every December to drop off cash and cheques for charity, he'd have his Santa's hat on and there wasn't a sports editor or writer over the past five decades who wouldn't drop what they were doing and give the generous old guy a big hug, according to Toronto Star. Christmas just won't be the same now. But to most people, at least in Toronto newsrooms and charities, he was the spirit of Christmas. Greenberg, as giving with his time and fundraising efforts as anyone could be, passed away at age 89 last Saturday. Article Continued Below Greenberg, who grew up in a Jewish family and spent his entire life living on Major Street in the Annex, took it upon himself to raise money for children in need at Christmas. He'll be a tough act to follow. ( As reported in the news.