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Type Cracker or flatbread

A Pletzel or Pletzl (Yiddish פלעצל, German Plätzchen, cookie or cracker) is type of Jewish flatbread similar to focaccia.[1]

Pletzl, from German Plätzchen, little square, is also the name of the center of the former Jewish quarter in Paris, France.

See also


  1. ^ Gil Marks: “Encyclopedia of Jewish Food”. John Wiley and Sons, Hoboken NJ 2010, ISBN 978-0-470-39130-3, p. 470 online

External links

  • Joan Nathan: “Lights of Life, and Food of Memory”. The New York Times, November 26, 2010
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