Womens' Mega Challah Bake 250. A project of Chabad and Hadassah

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In  October of 2017, 200 women from the New Orleans' Jewish Community gathered for a special evening of unity at the Mega Challah Bake 200! Due to popular demand, we will once again hold this event on Wednesday, November 13th, 2019. 


Join us for the Mega Challah Bake 250! Unite with Jewish women from throughout the community and participate in a fun filled inspirational evening. Discover the ancient art of Challah making from scratch with a new recipe for this year! Learn the best braiding techniques and the meaning behind this Biblical Mitzvah. The event will also include a social intermission with elegant refreshments (light dinner) and wine to enjoy while the dough rises.


Realize you KNEAD to be there, and get ready to ROLL in the dough!


Ingredients and utensils will be provided for making challah dough that evening.  All attendees will receive a complimentary apron to take home as well as the two beautifully shaped challahs they crafted to bake in their own ovens. 

In 2017 registration reached capacity a week prior to the event so don't delay purchasing your tickets!


Corporate Sponsors 
As of  October 1

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Event Sponsors

Community Co-sponsors

As of October 1

Red Star Yeast

Royal Wine Corp

Trader Joes

Fresh Market

Hosting Organizations

Anshe Sefard

Beth Israel Sisterhood

Chabad of Southern Mississippi


Gates of Prayer Sisterhood

Jewish Community Day School


National Council of Jewish Women
Northshore Jewish Congregation Sisterhood

Shir Chadash Sisterhood

Temple Sinai Sisterhood

Torah Academy

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Tree of Life Dedication

Honor the special people in your life on our tree of life!! 

Your loved ones will be featured through our event website, our event program, and through a beautiful TREE OF LIFE display at the Women's Mega Challah Bake 250.

Roots: Women of Valor in your life. Mom, grandmother, mentor, etc

Branches: Special women in your life: a friend, colleague, community member, sister, etc!

Leaves: It's all about the next generation. Honor your daughter, granddaughter, student, or any wonderful child in your life!


$118 includes 1 dedication and 1 entrance ticket.

$180 includes 3 dedications and 1 entrance ticket.

Additional leaves available at $36 per leaf.

Please complete the TOL form including 2 - 4 lines about your honoree(s) (1 line for leaves) and e-mail a photo(s) to malkie@chabadneworleans.com.  Why do you admire her?  What can we learn from her?


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Gates of Prayer
4000 West Esplanade Ave

Metairie, LA 70002

Parking is available at Gates of Prayer, as well as Chabad of Metairie and S. Clement of Rome.

Wednesday, November 13th

7 pm

Doors open at 6:30 pm.