A 35-foot challah in NYC attempts to break a Guinness World Record
February 2, 2024
(New York Jewish Week) - New York City kitchens are notoriously small. Nonetheless, on Friday Congregation Rodeph Sholom on the Upper West Side unveiled a 35-foot-long challah that they and their partners hope will break a world record.
The gargantuan loaf was made in collaboration with the Jewish Federations of North America and the Orthodox Union with the aim of besting the current record-holder: a challah baked in Australia in 2019 that was just over 32 feet.
The 35-foot challah - braided in Borough Park and baked in New Jersey before being transported to the Reform synagogue - was m...