Divine Challah: Jewish Bread Making

Date & Time
July 20, 2018
3:30 pm - 6:00 pm


Divine Challah: Jewish Bread Making

Spend your Friday afternoon gearing up for Shabbat with a Challah Bake! Join us for our inaugural program in the brand-new Koret Community Kitchen and come learn the secrets of truly exceptional challah making. We will mix, knead, and braid our way to classic loaves rich with flavor and pull-apart texture while also learning about the significance of challah in the Jewish tradition. We will also explore the ways Jewish art and artists have used bread as inspiration to tell stories about Jewish identity.  Everyone will walk away with enough braided dough to bake at home, and share with family and friends on Shabbat. The dough we bake will be served at Kabbalat Shabbat on the Farm following the workshop.

Join us for the workshop and stay for Kabbalat Shabbat on the Farm starting at 6:30pm.

Tickets are offered at a sliding scale, $10-15 per person and limited to 15 participants. Advanced registration only.

Online registration will close one hour prior to the start of the event.

Accessibility Notes: This event will be held in our ADA accessible  Koret Community Kitchen. We have one accessible parking spot in our lot, however please leave time to find street parking if needed, as our lot fills up quickly. If you anticipate needing special assistance, please email zoe@urbanadamah.org. We would be happy to assist you. FM receivers are available for those hard of hearing.


About the Instructor

Zoe Penina Baker is an emerging artist and art-educator exploring themes of Jewish female identity through interactive installation, food-based performance, and storytelling. Using interviews, cooking, and social spaces like hands-on workshops and Shabbat dinners, Zoe develops archives of personal stories and ephemera exploring  themes of memory, Jewish identity, and coming of age.

Zoe is currently on staff at Urban Adamah as Public Programs Assistant and has taught at museums and art spaces across North America. Most recently as a Community Educator at Brandeis University as part of BIMA, Summer 2017. Her work has been featured in the New York Times, Vice Magazine, The Times of Israel, Lilith Magazine, and the Covenant Foundation’s Sightline Journal where she was recently named one of “12 Jewish Artist-Educators You Should Know.” Her current project, Miss Mitzvah was on view at the Museum of Jewish Montreal Fall/Winter 2018 with plans to travel across North America in 2019.