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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).
As if we didn't have enough on our plates, here's something new to argue about. Not that Jews don't have a fine history of conflict: Hillel vs. Shammai, Bundists vs. Zionists, Labor...
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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...