Monday, September 6, 2010

Round Challahs for Rosh Hashanah

On Rosh Hashanah we use round a challah in our ceremonies and meals instead of the usual braided challah of Shabbat.  The round shape symbolizes the cycle of renewal that we celebrate with the new year.  

And here, courtesy of the Union for Reform Judaism, (of which, Congregation Adas Emuno is a member) is Tina Wasserman, author of the acclaimed Jewish cookbook Entree to Judaism, demonstrating two techniques for shaping a round challah:

Find more Rosh HaShanah ideas and resources at, and have a Shana Tovah!

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