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The Jewish Festival of Lights is going big in Detroit for the 9th annual Menorah in the D

Posted: 5:26 AM, Dec 22, 2019
Updated: 2019-12-22 09:03:00-05
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DETROIT (WXYZ) — The Jewish Festival of Lights is going big in Detroit for the 9th annual Menorah in the D.

The menorah will stand tall in Campus Martius throughout Chanukah.

On Sunday, December 22, 2019 - the first night of Chanukah, the Menorah in the D event will begin at 4:30 PM with the Menorah Lighting Ceremony at 5:00 p.m. The free event hosted by The Shul of West Bloomfield and will offer live entertainment, face painting, balloon sculpting, Kosher food truck, a Mitzvah station, horse-drawn carriage rides and a Chanukah Gelt for children. There will also be lots of good food. A couple of dishes that will be available at the holiday event are posted below. To learn more about Menorah in the D, visit http://www.menorahinthed.com/
Vegetable Latkes
Yields: 14 latkes

Ingredients
1 potato
3 carrots
1 zucchini
¼ cup chopped spinach
1 onion—diced & fried
2 eggs
½ cup flour
1 tbsp.
kosher salt
Olive oil for frying

Directions:
Dice and fry onion.
Grate potato, carrot and zucchini.
Mix all ingredients together.
Fry 2–3 minutes on one side, flip and do the other side for 1–2 minutes.
Remove from oil and place on a paper towel.
Repeat until all batter has been fried.
Serve immediately.

Traditional Chanukah Potato Latke Recipe

Ingredients

4 Yukon Gold potatoes
½ onion (saute or grated)
2 eggs
¼ cup flour
1 tsp.
saltoil for frying

Directions:
Grate the onion and potatoes into a medium-sized bowl.
Add the flour, salt andeggs and mix to combine.
Heat oil in a frying pan over medium-high heat.
When oil is hot, drop a spoonful of batter into the oil.
Cook for 1-2 minutes on each side until outside is golden and inside is cooked through.
Repeat until all batter has been fried.
Serve immediately