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A fire at a factory known as the world's largest maker of knishes has created a nationwide shortage of the Jewish treats, which are filled with pureed potatoes and other filling. But the factory has promised to have plenty knishes by Thanksgiving, which this year coincides with the start of Hanukkah. Stacey Ziskin Gabay, one of the owners of Gabila's Knishes, said:

"Our customers ... are calling us saying they are literally searching supermarkets and stores and they're all asking when we'll be back."

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