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Sunday, November 15 5:00 pm

The Federation's 6th Annual Great Challah Bake is going virtual! Open to all households worldwide, the Great Zoom Challah Bake features an evening of making challah following the Federation's traditional recipe. Make challah with the community or request a breakout room with family and friends.

Register by November 3rd and you'll also get a baking kit including flour, sugar, yeast, salt, oil, and toppings (chocolate chips, everything spice, and cinnamon sugar). Additional baking kits are available for $6 each through November 3.


Baking kit pick-up at JFHC officedetails given upon registration.

$18/ Household (includes 1 baking kit)
 $6/ Additional Kit

Unfortunately, we are unable to ship baking kits out of town at this time. Please note that your registration fee includes a donation to support this Federation program and many others, including the social services we offer to our community.

  • Baking kits are available for contact-less, curb-side PICK UP on November 11 from 10:00 am – 12:00 pm OR November 12 from 4:30 – 6:00 pm in the parking lot of 10630 Little Patuxent Pkwy. We can also deliver kits to people who are unable to leave their home. Let us know how you prefer to get your baking kit by filling

  • The Federation is pleased to partner with its social services department to help make Chanukah a little brighter for community members in need. When you receive your baking kit, please donate items and we'll include them in our special Chanukah packages to be delivered in December: surgical or 2-layer cloth masks, Lysol / disinfecting wipes, or a puzzle or crossword magazines for adults.


Challah Bake Raffle

Each registered household is automatically entered for 1 chance to win each of these three raffle items: 



Wood Shabbat Challah Board, inscribed with "Shabbat v'Yom Tov" in Hebrew and accompanied by a silver salt dish. Generously donated by the Temple Isaiah Sisterhood.



Painted Silk Challah Cover by Emanuel. Generously donated by the Beth Shalom Sisterhood.



Pampered Chef Basket, including a set of Bamboo Bowls and a Greek Spice Rub. Prize includes 10% off your next Pampered Chef order placed by 12/31/2020. Generously donated by Jodie Berson, independent consultant with Pampered Chef.

Challah Bake Co-Chairs

Adrienne Goldstein, Vicki Harvey, & Hedy Tanenholtz

Challah Bake Committee

Chanie Baron & Eve Klein

Have questions or need more information? Contact Shauna Leavey


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