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(Ravi Joshi/Tablet Magazine)

Winner gets a free Nextbook Press book appropriate to his or her comment (provided he or she emails me at mtracy@tabletmag.com with his or her mailing address).

This week’s winner is “JB,” who rebelled against the contest to give the sandwich a more (appropriately) Semitic name and instead argued, “Things are seldom named for their actual creators, and so it is both a logical and Jewish solution to keep the name ‘the sandwich.’ As long as the name remains, the sandwich will continue allowing us to combine our two favorite pastimes: eating and complaining about past wrongs against our people.”

Too true. JB gets a copy of Deborah Lipstadt’s The Eichmann Trial, because, I mean, if you wanna talk about past wrongs … .

We Hereby Claim the Sandwich for the Jews
The Eichmann Trial [Nextbook Press]

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