2018-01-03 / Local News

First community Latke Festival is sweet and savory


1. The best use of a potato award went to Andrew and Sandy Kushner. From left to right, the Kushers are pictured with Glenn Sloves, president of Friends of Jewish Senior Housing and Felice Kelem, director of development at Jewish Senior Housing and Health Care Service (JSHSS). 1. The best use of a potato award went to Andrew and Sandy Kushner. From left to right, the Kushers are pictured with Glenn Sloves, president of Friends of Jewish Senior Housing and Felice Kelem, director of development at Jewish Senior Housing and Health Care Service (JSHSS). Latke Festival 2017 featured a latke contest, live Klezmer music, Game Truck and of course lots of noshing on Dec. 17th at Lions Gate. Some 125 people attended the first of its kind festival to benefit residents of Dubin, Gesher, Saltzman Houses and healthcare residents of Lions Gate. The event was sponsored by the Forman Family Foundation and Mr. and Mrs. Donald & Judy Love.



2. The people’s choice award went to David Thompson, JSHSS chief financial officer, second from left. Pictured with Thompson (from left) are Kevin Miller, JSHSS director of environmental services, Glenn Sloves and Felice Kelem. 2. The people’s choice award went to David Thompson, JSHSS chief financial officer, second from left. Pictured with Thompson (from left) are Kevin Miller, JSHSS director of environmental services, Glenn Sloves and Felice Kelem.

3. Stan Levin and Nanci Epstein were one of three home cook teams. 3. Stan Levin and Nanci Epstein were one of three home cook teams.

4. Ilene Gail is tasting a latke prepared by Sodexo professional cook Shannon Johnson. 4. Ilene Gail is tasting a latke prepared by Sodexo professional cook Shannon Johnson.

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