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N.Y. Magazine Imagines a Warsaw Full of Zaydes, Bagel Innovators

By Alana Newhouse

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The normally excellent bloggers over at New York Magazine’s Grub Street reach too quickly for ethnic cutesiness in a post about the everything bagel: “Are we really to believe that the world waited until 1977 for the invention of the everything bagel? Somebody’s zayde in Warsaw is going to be getting a phone call soon.” Not to get too maudlin, but how many American Jews have grandparents still in Warsaw?


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