Potato pancakes are a traditional Eastern European Jewish food, often served for Hanukkah. There are many variations, this is the most common.
Options: If you like your latkes lighter and a bit fluffy add 2 teaspoons of baking powder to the eggs and beat into the mix. You can also play with the ratio of egg to Motzoh meal to make drier or more moist to taste.
If you don't have Motzoh meal, you can substitute plain flour.