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February 9 is National Bagel Day — a whole day devoted to a food that, more than any other, is probably the definitive, most widely recognized Jewish food item. Something about it makes it easily translatable across cultural divides, so in that sense it’s become a distinctly American food, enjoyed and adopted by all.
It took Robert Kraft a few seconds to remember the name of his favorite bagel.
Two weeks ago, my family and I spent a week in the Laurentian mountains, an hour north of Montreal. We were there for a week-long Jewish music and culture festival called KlezKanada, which has become one of our favorite annual excursions. (Brisk dips in a gorgeous lake, the convergence of the world’s most renowned klezmer musicians and Yiddish scholars, the sound of fiddles and clarinets floating across the bucolic campgrounds at all hours — what’s not to like?)