The “Hole” Truth: Together, Bagels and the OU

Rabbi Yisroel Bendelstein
Rabbinic Coordinator, OU Kashruth Division

Everyone will tell you that the bagel is a Jewish food–but is it always kosher? Rabbi Bendelstein, an OU Kashruth Rabbinic Coordinator with great expertise in baked goods, describes for us the numerous halachic issues involved in manufacturing a simple kosher bagel.

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