Calling all Challah Bakers!!

I am looking for at least 40 challah bakers* this Thursday to bake challah and daven for my very dear friend Leah Miriam Bat Shoshana – her kidney transplant surgery is scheduled for this Thursday – we may not be surgeons or nurses, but thru prayer and the mitzvah of challah we can truly help. Sign up below. Tizku leMitzvot!

* there is a tradition that if you have a chain of 40 women baking challah all davening for the same purpose, then that prayer has higher merit. If anyone knows the sources please feel free to share them with us.

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16 Comments

  1. T says:

    count me in please!

  2. Broadwaymama says:

    Will do!

  3. Diane Nicol says:

    I would be happy to participate on Thursday!

  4. dina says:

    Ty for doing this. Count me in.

  5. Chaya Rivka says:

    I’m in, also!

  6. Bracha Shuchatowitz says:

    I’m in

  7. Devorah says:

    tizku l’mitzvos. Please count me among the 40.

  8. may your friend have a successful surgery and a refuah shelemah.

  9. You know you can count me in, Hadassah. I’ve posted this link to FB as well with the hope of getting more women to participate!

  10. DENA DEUTSCH says:

    me too!

  11. Yaffa says:

    A rabbi I spoke to about this said he knows of no specific sourcebout 40 women baking challah the same time making a bracha, etc. But that is has become a popular thing in recent years. That being said, he also said even if there’s no actual soutce, there can only be bracha from many women fulfilling the mitzvah of hafrashas challah together in the merit of another!

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