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  • Why You Should Make Your Latkes With Potatoes and Nothing Else

    Why You Should Make Your Latkes With Potatoes and Nothing Else

    Over two thousand years ago, a motley crew of Jews rebelled against their Greek occupiers and reclaimed the Second Temple in ancient Jerusalem. Later, some rabbis added an apocryphal tale to the event about oil lasting, as Adam Sandler would say, eight crazy nights. Today, we commemorate it all by eating fried potato pancakes called…