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Braiding Bread to Help Others Break Bread

ByJane Yamaykin, Jewish Food Experience  If matzah is the bread of affliction, challah is the bread of…what? That’s what I wondered to myself when I started researching, during Passover, no less, Challah for Hunger (CfH), a growing social justice organization started at Scripps College in 2004 by then-student Eli Winkleman, which became a registered nonprofit in 2009 and … Continue reading Braiding Bread to Help Others Break Bread

Chapter Spotlight: Binghamton University

The guest blogger this week is Mallory Hirschfeld, the events coordinator of CfH at Binghamton University. CfH at Binghamton hosted the 1st Annual “Challah for Hunger Games” this past month. The event was both fun, mission driven and engaging in campus outreach. The goal of the “Challah for Hunger Games” event  was to bring together multiple clubs and organizations … Continue reading Chapter Spotlight: Binghamton University

jkidphilly bake

As part of our new “Beyond the College Campus” initiative, our staff has been teaching challah braiding. Some of our partners include JFCS, an organization that empowers individuals and families toward self-sufficiency, JCHAI, an organization that offers support to those with developmental disabilities, local pre-schools and most recently, jkidphilly an organization that connects families to happenings, resources and voices of … Continue reading jkidphilly bake

Chapter Spotlight: University of Pittsburgh

The guest blogger this week is Samantha Morgan, the advocacy chair of CfH at the University of Pittsburgh. Samantha organized a hunger education and challah baking event at Rodef Shalom Synagogue with Repair the World Pittsburgh, Just Harvest, and Grow Pittsburgh. After Sunday school ended at Rodef Shalom, 50 kids sat at two long tables waiting to get their … Continue reading Chapter Spotlight: University of Pittsburgh

Leadership Summit 2016

Exciting news update from Challah for Hunger! Save-the-Date for our 2016 Leadership Summit, taking place on July 29-31 at West Chester University, PA. This year’s summit will bring together student leaders, alumni, donors, friends and partners for a weekend of skill sharing, education about hunger, challah baking, and many more fun activities. Registration opens February 17, 2016. Click … Continue reading Leadership Summit 2016