The Vermont Cynic

Students bake Challah bread to aid in hunger relief

UVM’s Challah for Hunger, an organization founded in 2013, raises money to provide hunger relief across Vermont and the U.S. by baking and selling challah, a traditional Jewish bread. In the fall of 2017, Challah for Hunger raised a total of $1,000 for its affiliates, according to its Facebook page.

Amelia Dodds, Staff Writer

November 18, 2018

A small group of UVM students convenes in the kitchen of Hillel every Monday after dark. The oven light blinks, signifying go, and they start to knead, braid and bake. These students are a part of UVM’s Challah for Hunger, an organization founded in 2013. They raise money to provide hunger relie...

UVM study brings controversy

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