Elie Klein is a skinny guy from Baltimore. At the recent Jewish Federations of North America General Assembly, he was in-role as a marketing professional for Finn Partners Israel, shaking hands and working the crowd.
Jews eat potatoes in everything. There’s cholent, potato kugel and potato knishes. There’s even tzimmes. However, the absolute most perfect use of potatoes, better even than French fries, is to turn them into potato pancakes — latkes, which have crunchy mahogany edges, crispy golden midsections and tender, rich, meaty interiors.