Greek-Inspired Cheese Latkes

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The Gefilte Variations

By Jayne Cohen

Published 2000

  • About

On Hanukkah we remember not just the courageous military exploits of the Maccabees: Since the Middle Ages, it has also been the custom to commemorate the derring-do of a fearless woman.

When the ruthless Assyrian general Holofernes laid siege to the city of Bethulia, a beautiful, devout widow, Judith, devised a scheme based on what she knew best—food. Seduced by her loveliness, Holofernes invited her into his tent, where he lay under a canopy woven with purple silk,