It's National Bagels and Lox Day (In the U.S)

Here are Haaretz's top bagel-related stories for you to pursue while chowing down on a bagel.

Doram Gaunt

Did you know that February 9 is National Bagels and Lox Day? In honor of this hole-y festival, have yourself a smear of some of Haaretz's best bagel stories:

Doughs and don'ts: The Jewish roots of the bagel

Boycotts and bagels: Sayed Kashua goes Yonkers

Jewish brothers bring real bagels to Detroit

And since no food compendium would be complete without a recipe, here's a little pink something about lox:

Modern Manna recipe / Lox, eggs and onions