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NDG FREE PRESS  May 26, 2015  by Isaac Olsen

On May 13, dozens of volunteers gathered at the Chabad NDG on Hingston Ave. to braid and bake challah, a traditional Jewish bread. After mixing, kneading and letting the dough rise in the Jewish community centre's kitchen, volunteers of all ages, some learning the craft for the first time, carefully braided it into its traditional form. It was then topped with ingrediants like poppy seeds and packed into boxes decorated by children. Rabbi Yisroel Beranth reports that 110 packages were assembled and sent out to Jewish and non-Jewish families in the NDG area in a continued effort to build a sense of community. The event was called "Loaves of Love."