How South African Rabbis Got 2,000 Women to Bake Challah

Rabbis are delighted at the success of the Shabbos Project, featuring activities such as a mass bake to entice Jews back to the fold.

More than two thousand South African Jewish women converged on a street in Johannesburg’s Glenhazel neighbourhood two weeks ago to learn the intricacies of preparing challah – the bread Jews customarily eat on Friday nights when saying Kiddush to mark the onset of Shabbat.