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Latke vs Hamentaschen: The Great Debate 2014

Latke vs Hamentaschen: The Great Debate
Wednesday, February 19, 2014 8 pm, MIT Room 10-250

An annual MIT tradition since 2003 and an occasional tradition before that! Each team of prominent scholars presents an argument in favor of their respective food. Following the debate, votes are cast, ballots are counted, and the champion is crowned. Don't miss this exciting debate between the fruit-filled cookie known as the hamentasch and the fried potato pancake otherwise known as the latke! Free latkes and hamentashen are served following the debate. If you'd like to do your own research to prepare for the debate please visit Wikipedia for more latke or hamentash information.

The 2014 debate teams

Moderator: Rabbi Michelle Fisher SM '97
Latke Team:
- Larry Guth (Course 18)
- John Carroll (Sloan)
- Ethan Sokol (Course 7)

Hamentaschen Team:
- Max Tegmark (Course 8)
- Elena Glassman (Course 6)
- Isaac Oderberg (Course 7)

2014 team


Latke is a pathetic blob...

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