Here are 3 different ways to braid round challah


Jordan Palmer

The Jewish New Year holiday, Rosh Hashanah, is right around the corner. The holiday, which lasts two days, begins at sundown on September 6. Rosh Hashanah is a festive occasion, as most New Year celebrations tend to be. Many Jews will mark the occasion with a holiday dinner for friends and family. Rosh Hashanah foods are sweet to symbolize our hope for a sweet year. Rosh Hashanah’s dinner often begins with everyone dipping slices of apple into honey to usher in a year full of sweetness.

Leah Schapira is a best-selling author of Fresh & Easy Kosher Cooking and the co-author of the Made Easy and Secret Restaurant Recipes cookbook series. She recently published a YouTube video on 3 ways how to braid round challah on the Between Carpools channel.

Give it a try, and pause as needed until you get the hang of it.