Tuesday, November 25, 2014


more than 700 challahs for clients of Jewish Family Services of MetroWest and Central NJ, Jewish Relief Agency, and the Bobrow Kosher Food Pantry

We are partnering with the Community FoodBank of New Jersey and will be kashering parts of their facility in coordination with the Vaad Hakashrut of MetroWest to meet our needs.

The Community FoodBank of NJ is located at 31 Evans Terminal, Hillside.




Advance registration is required. Every volunteer requires his/her own registration even if you are participating through one of our community partners. Must be 12+ to participate.

Shifts are in 75-minute increments with an option to participate in a Community FoodBank project for an additional hour after your challah baking shift.

Shift Schedule

Shift 1
8:45 a.m. - 10 a.m.
Gesher Summer Camp, Israel Bonds, Temple Sha'arey Tefilo Israel

Shift 2
9:45 a.m.- 11 a.m.
Congregation B'nai Jeshurun, JCC MetroWest, Millburn/Short Hills Tziona Chapter of Hadassah, YM-YWHA of Union County

Shift 3
10:45 a.m. -12 p.m.
JConnection, JFS MetroWest, One Happy Camper, PJ Library, Rachel Coalition, YM-YWHA of Union County

Shift 4
11:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Chabad of Union County, NCJW-Essex County Section, Women’s Philanthropy

Shift 5
12:45 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Adath Shalom, Congregation Beth El, GottesmanRTW Academy, Women’s Philanthropy

Shift 6
1:45 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Congregation Beth Israel, Congregation Beth Or

Shift 7
2:45 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Chabad of Short Hills, Joseph Kushner/Rae Kushner Yeshiva High School

Shift 8
3:45 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Etz Chaim

Shift 9
4:45 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Diller Teens, Golda Och Academy, Temple B'nai Abraham, Temple Emanu-El of West Essex, YLD

Shift 10
5:45 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
JTEENgmw, One Happy Camper, Temple Beth Shalom, The Partnership for Jewish Learning and Life, Suburban Torah

Jobs may include: registration, monitoring reception area, braiding dough, egg washing dough, transporting challahs to the oven and cooling stations, bagging challah, tagging challah, boxing challah and tracking boxes and moving boxes.

Federation is proud to be an official partner of #GivingTuesday™ (#GT), a national day dedicated to giving and giving back by celebrating and encouraging charitable activities to help create a better world. We are bringing a hands-on component to the day this year through the Community Challah Bake.

Federation has the goal of heightening awareness and advocacy for the hungry and food insecure of New Jersey through our END HUNGER campaign, a year-long initiative featuring education, advocacy, and activism.

This event is generously underwritten by our lead sponsor, Susan and Douglas Present.