Jewish Community Center of Washington, DC

Festival of Wheat


Join Amanda and Lindsay, from the Jewish Life and Learning department to prepare for celebrating Shavuot with an interactive challah-baking lesson! We'll be forming the dough, braiding, and covering the basics of why we celebrate the wheat harvest at Shavuot and whats so great about wheat in the Jewish people's history!  If you would like to make dough along with us, here's what you'll need:

7 cups flour
2 packages (1/4 oz) yeast
2 eggs
1/2 cup vegetable oil
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup sugar
2 cups warm mater
Poppy or sesame seeds (optional)



Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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