Webcast: The 68th Annual Latke-Hamantash Debate

The University of Chicago hosts this legendary annual event, where faculty teams line up in fierce but fun-loving defense of either the latke or the hamantash, attempting to determine once and for all which is the better Jewish food. Watch it here.

The debaters at the November 25, 2014, event are Aaron Dinner, Professor, Department of Chemistry; Wendy Doniger, the Mircea Eliade Distinguished Service Professor, Divinity School; Austan Goolsbee, the Robert P. Gwinn Professor of Economics, University of Chicago Booth School of Business; Jeffrey Harvey, the Enrico Fermi Distinguished Service Professor, Department of Physics; Diane Herrmann, Senior Lecturer, Department of Mathematics; and Malynne Sternstein, Associate Professor, Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures. Shmuel Weinberger, Professor and Chair, Department of Mathematics, moderates; and Ethan Bueno de Mesquita, Professor, University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy, is the master of ceremonies.