The Legend of Schulmann the Baker

A movement of aggrieved small-business owners has grown in Israel over the last year. But the origins of the Jerusalem baker it highlights as its chief example are shrouded in mystery.





Bakers in Jerusalem make hamantaschen for Purim in 2009. Miriam Alster/Flash90.
Observation
March 17 2021
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