“Less than a week before the first night of Hanukkah, there’s a matzo meal crisis. No matzo anywhere. Suppliers are on empty and months behind on shipments; reserves are depleted. Jewish delis on the West Coast are scrambling, calling around, sharing whatever they can.
It was the kind of supply chain emergency that Sam Harris, the second-generation owner of Sherman’s Deli & Bakery in Palm Springs, said he’s now “more than used to…”