For National Bagel & Lox Day, Acme Smoked Fish Corp. and Zucker’s Bagels will attempt to build a record-breaking bagel.
Next on Nova on PBS, the story of a hidden tunnel which helped Jews escape the Holocaust in Vilna.
Smoked salmon was brought to the United Kingdom by East European Jewish immigrants who were fleeing the pogroms of Ukraine, Russia and Poland.
The extent to which smoked salmon became popular in the U.K. would probably be surprising to the Jews who originally introduced it there.
Once you know what to look for, you can easily identify smoked salmon by color, texture and flavor.
Len Berk is the last Jewish lox slicer at Zabar’s, the iconic Manhattan delicatessen. At 84, the former accountant still sees the sensual side of smoked salmon.
What are the best Jewish sandwiches in America? We asked a panel of food critics and sandwich experts for recommendations. Now you can have your say.
There are few Jewish foods in America as iconic as the bagel and lox. We eat it at Sunday brunch, after funerals, for Yom Kippur break fast and at brises. It is a staple food of Jewish lifecycles and traditions.