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Chremslach (singular chremsl or chremzl, Yiddish: כרעמזל‎, plural כרעמזלעך), also chremzlekh, is a Jewish food eaten on Passover.[1] Chremslach are small thick pancakes or fritters made of matza meal.[2][3]

Chremslach is also the word used by Jews from Eastern Europe for Potato Latkes.

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  1. ^ Claudia Roden, The Book of Jewish Food, Penguin Books, 1999, ISBN 0-14-046609-6, p. 169
  2. ^ Dictionary of Jewish Usage: A Guide to the Use of Jewish Terms, by Sol Steinmetz, Rowman & Littlefield, 2005, p. 42
  3. ^ A. Soldatov, Yiddish-Russian on-line dictionary, the letter Khof

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