The lattke is the first dish that I am presenting in my Take Back December campaign, my small but sincere attempt to take a part of December back for Chanuka from another holiday that shall remain nameless. (Although I did name it in my post from yesterday.) The lattke, a...
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A few years back I wrote a story about cooking latkes for my wife’s then-congregation. In the spirit of the holiday, here it is:
LATKES WITHOUT END, AMEN
It’s 1991, and I am in the basement kitchen of Temple Mishkon Tephilo in Venice. I don’t know what it looks like...
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"The Great Latke-Hamantash Debate" edited by Ruth Fredman Cernea (University of Chicago Press, $18).
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At Universal Studios, all the usual characters -- Spider-Man and the Rugrats -- were out in force on Sunday, Nov. 24. But they weren't just there for photo ops with children, instead they were lighting menorahs, spinning dreidels and eating the world's biggest latke at the...