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For the source of today's scrumptious photo with recipes for toppings, see Small Latkes, Large Toppings — A Good Appetite - NYTimes.comArticle by Melissa Clark, photo by Andrew Scrivani for The New York Times.
For a good laugh go to Hanukkah, Rekindled - NYTimes.com
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