Friday, September 4, 2009

When Is A Bagel Just A Bagel?

The bagel means a lot of things to a lot of people. To those Jews whose identity is more ethnic than religious, the bagel is often a badge of that identity and pride, like Guinness to the Irish.

Maria Balinska, Author of “The Bagel: The Surprising History of a Modest Bread” (Yale University Press, 2008), found some digital space in the New York Times to answer questions about this most illustrious of (Jewish) foods. Find the answers to your deepest darkest questions about bagels

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