Latke vs Hamentaschen

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Latke vs Hamentaschen: The Great Debate 2006

Professor Walter Lewin moderated the 2006 debate, which featured two raucous teams competing in the presence of a standing room only crowd. The hamentashen was defended by Daniel Kleitman, Professor of Applied Mathematics, Alan Guth, V F Weisskopf Professor of Physics, and Alexander Slocum, Professor of Mechanical Engineering. The latke was lauded by Robert Silbey, Dean of the School of Science and Professor, Department of Chemistry, Brian Robison, Assistant Professor of Music and Theater , and Diana Henderson, Associate Professor of Literature.

Tech Talk's coverage, "The Great Debate" is found at: http://web.mit.edu/newsoffice/2006/latke-0308.html
The Tech's coverage, "Profs Face Off on Latkes Versus Hamentaschen," is found at: http://www-tech.mit.edu/V126/N9/9latke.html

< Professor Walter Lewin moderated the 2006 debate, which featured two raucous teams competing in the presence of a standing room only crowd. The hamentashen was defended by Daniel Kleitman, Professor of Applied Mathematics, Alan Guth, V F Weisskopf Professor of Physics, and Alexander Slocum, Professor of Mechanical Engineering. The latke was lauded by Robert Silbey, Dean of the School of Science and Professor, Department of Chemistry, Brian Robison, Assistant Professor of Music and Theater , and Diana Henderson, Associate Professor of Literature.

Tech Talk's coverage, "The Great Debate" is found at: http://web.mit.edu/newsoffice/2006/latke-0308.html
The Tech's coverage, "Profs Face Off on Latkes Versus Hamentaschen," is found at: http://www-tech.mit.edu/V126/N9/9latke.html

Prof. Brian Robison Prof. Brian Robison uses an ancient musical device to prove the superior musical qualities of the latke.
Audience members enjoy latkes and hamentashen following the 2006 debate. audience members enjoying latkes and hamantashen
Professor Lewin

 

Spreading the word of the upcoming 2006 Debate are Jenna '09 (hamentashen) and Ilana '09 (latke)
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