03/26/2012 04:57 pm ET

The 10 Best Jewish Sandwiches

When Hillel used two pieces of matzo at Passover to form one of the first sandwiches in recorded history, he likely didn’t see it as the predecessor to the towering Jewish sandwiches of today. In addition to the classics — pastrami, corned beef, bagel and lox — creative chefs are churning out wacky variations like a pastrami “nishwich” (which replaces the bread with a cut- open knish) at New York’s Lansky’s Deli and kosher tacos from the Takosher taco truck in Los Angeles.

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