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Shavuot Special | Whats so Jewish about cheescake and Sara Lee?

Shavuot Special | What’s so Jewish about cheescake and Sara Lee?

Sarah Ogince, JNSPublished May 31, 2022

(JNS) As the story goes, in 1929, New York restauranteur Arnold Reuben sampled a “cheese pie” at a party and asked for the recipe. He proceeded to modify it, substituting cream cheese for cottage cheese and, in food historian Gil Marks’s telling,...

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