-by Scoop March 9, 2012 --- Due to the unusually high volume of e-mails that I’ve received in response to this series I want to publicly announce and make it perfectly clear that I never sai... Read more
Calories don't count during Hanukkah. From oil-smothered latkes to the sweet taste of chocolate gelt, extra calories are built into the celebration. An estimated 24 million sufganiyot, or filled donuts, are sold in Israel alone every Hanukkah. That's 10.8 BILLION calories!