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Delis may be dying, but they remain alive in our hearts

 

November 25, 2022

Perry Bindelglass

These deli fans dressed up as their favorite sandwiches.

(JNS) - Which is more important: pastrami or making love? 

This was a question that George Costanza, played by Jewish actor Jason Alexander, grappled with on a hilarious episode of "Seinfeld." And, of course, there's the episode set in Mendy's, where Jerry argues with an annoying guy named Kenny Bania about whether or not soup and a sandwich constitute a meal.

In "'I'll Have What She's Having': The Jewish Deli," an exhibit at Manhattan's New York Historical Society, one can watch a number of similarly funny scenes, including one from "Curb Your Enthusiasm" in which Larry David is miffed t...



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