I took part in the “Great Latke versus Hamentash” debate, held at the JCC in Krakow during the Krakow Jewish Culture Festival.
I defended — of course — the Latke. My opponent was an American-Israeli stand up comic, Benji Lovitt, and the debate was moderated by Benjamin Lorch.
The whole debate was filmed for a documentary film…. see trailer below:
So far I don’t have pictures of the event — but suffice it to say that it got, well, heated! Especially when Benji tried to prove his point by a fabricated email supposedly written by me — Fake News….(I mean, But My Emails….?)
I’ll try to post more, but here, for anyone interested, is the text of my opening statement:
IN DEFENSE OF LATKES
Latke vs Hamentasch Debate, Krakow, June 30, 2018
Ruth Ellen Gruber