Round Challah Recipe & Braiding Tutorial

If you’ve never baked a round challah, or any shape challah, this recipe and braiding tutorial from PJ Library are foolproof! A round challah is traditional for the Jewish New Year, when we strive the make the world more whole. Baking challah is one of the best and most delicious ways to welcome the holiday with your kids.

Click below to view or download the Round Challah Recipe & Braiding Tutorial PDF and print at home. If you’re looking for more guidance on celebrating Rosh Hashanah at home, see PJ Library’s full guide. And see the other recipes and resources 18Doors has to offer for parents leading up to the High Holy Days.

Round Challah Recipe
Challah braiding tutorial


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