GENEVA (Aug. 18)
For generations the Swiss lived without knowing the joys of the bagel.
Now, all that has changed thanks to the efforts of Morris Abram, the former U.S. ambassador to Geneva and a prominent former leader of American Jewish groups.
Abram, who has stayed on in Geneva as representative of the U.N. Watch, is producing a kosher bagel, hoping it will be a hit at least with the 6,000 members of the Jewish community.
The kosher bagel, dubbed by the Tribune de Geneve “Morris’ bagel,” is prepared under the supervision of Rabbi David Messas of Geneva.