Politics, Passover and the World's Biggest Mufleta

The small city of Lod welcomed big-name politicians to its record-breaking Passover bake, but some found the whole thing hard to swallow.

With this year's Mimouna, or Moroccan end-of-Passover, celebrations coopted by Israeli presidential campaigns, at least the city of Lod provided something different: an effort to break the Guinness world record for the biggest mufleta, a traditional North-African Jewish fried pastry.