Chal­lah for Shab­bat Tonight

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September 1, 2023

This sweet, rhyming, beau­ti­ful­ly illus­trat­ed pic­ture book cel­e­brates Jew­ish joy and inter­gen­er­a­tional love as it fol­lows a girl and her grand­moth­er prepar­ing for Shab­bat din­ner by bak­ing tra­di­tion­al chal­lah from scratch.

A lit­tle girl and her grand­moth­er spend Fri­day after­noon prepar­ing for Shab­bat by mak­ing chal­lah.

In hours full of laugh­ter and love, they mix the ingre­di­ents, braid the dough, let it rise, set the table, and final­ly, enjoy a scrump­tious fam­i­ly din­ner and the bread they made togeth­er. 

Told through Sara Hol­ly Ackerman’s musi­cal, rhyming verse and Alona Millgram’s rich, whim­si­cal art, Chal­lah for Shab­bat Tonight will warm read­ers’ hearts and fill their bel­lies as they cel­e­brate Jew­ish joy, famil­ial love, and kitchen mag­ic.

A chal­lah recipe is includ­ed in the back for those who want to bake along.

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