The Great Debate: Latkes v. Hamantaschen

In February, President Tilghman shared her diplomatic gifts to help settle the Center for Jewish Life’s annual debate over the relative merits of two traditional Jewish foods, latkes and hamantaschen. PAW was on the scene to capture the most compelling and amusing arguments, including Professor Gideon Rosen *92’s contention that hamantaschen “is actually fairly high up on the great chain of being,” above plants but below animals. Watch the video recap to find out which treat came out on top.

Video by Evelyn Tu for the Princeton Alumni Weekly.