Bagels were granted equal status with soda bread in Ireland following a government decision to reclassify the traditionally Jewish favorite as ordinary bread for the purposes of taxation.
My friend and I go to the same synagogue but almost never run into each other. “How come?” I was musing the other day.
H&H Bagels, the no-frills bagel shop that for decades was a beloved fixture of Manhattan's Upper West Side, is reportedly closing its doors.
If USC professor Josh Kun had his way, the Jewish people might not be known as “the People of the Book” but rather “the People of the Record.”