El AL Airlines is serving Hanukah latkes

The Jewish holiday of Hanukah starts this Friday, December 11 and EL AL, Israel’s national airline, will be serving passengers special holiday treats.

El Al Hanukah

The airline expects to use 1,375 potatoes, 6,600 ounces of raspberry jam, and 68 cups of cinnamon to make the traditional jelly donuts (sufganiot ) and potato pancakes (latkes) that will be served on flights between New York (JFK and Newark) and Israel.  These treats will also be served in the airline’s premium class airport lounges throughout the world.