“Baking challah for a new year, binding five generations together”
Boston Globe, September 24, 2022
by Alexander Thompson, Globe correspondent
featuring Temple Israel member Carol Michael
“For years, the secret to Carol Michael’s grandmother’s challah bread recipe was a mystery. Even after years of kneading the traditional Jewish loaves for her family’s Friday Shabbat dinners and the holidays, Tobye Hollander wouldn’t reveal her recipe. So the family came up with an ingenious ploy. They wrote to the food editor of the New York Times and asked the paper to profile Hollander and spotlight her challah recipe. Surely, they thought, that would get grandma to divulge the recipe.” Read the full article.