Surprise! Wow, making challah has changed my life


This is a story about bread. This is a story of how learning to make this bread changed my life; maybe even saved my life. 

As a busy physician, mother, wife and daughter, I had been overwhelmed. Taking care of everyone else, I had somehow forgotten to take care of myself, too. Until one Rosh Hashanah over a decade ago, when a friend suggested that I make challah for the holidays. To me, it was such an absurd suggestion. How was making a challah going to help?

Click below to keep reading in LA's Jewish Journal how making challah has changed me...and why especially this week, the Jewish New Year, I will be making round challah again: