A short history of flat, flavoured pretzels (bagele) in Israel… true story!
If you don’t understand Hebrew subtitles or (exaggerated?) Yiddish, here’s a quick and dirty transcript:
The Bagel-Bagel Factory in Poland, 1880
Son: “Father, mother – I have an idea! Thin pretzels – in flavours!”
Son: “Yes, with pepper, chedder, spices!”
Father: “Pepper?! This is for Moroccans!”
Mother: “Flavor? In food? We’re POLISH!”
Father: “My dear, when the little Ben Gurion becomes Prime Minister of Eretz Yisroel [notice the kid in the corner], then we’ll make pretzels with flavours…”