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Come join us for CHALLAH! 

CHALLAH is an ongoing series of weekly classes hosted by CBI and open to anyone in grades 8th - 12th.

The program is designed to:

  • Deepen knowledge through focused skill-building
  • Prepare teens to enter the world as well-rounded young adults
  • Help develop lifelong learners
  • Foster Jewish joy!


CHALLAH follows a trimester schedule and meets from 5:30pm - 7:30pm on Thursday nights, with the exception of school breaks and Jewish holidays. 

Each CHALLAH session includes a community gathering led by Rabbi Ariella Rosen, a one-hour class, and social time

CHALLAH 2023 - 2024 Schedule:

סְתָו / Stahv / Fall trimesterOctober 12th - December 7th

חורף / Choref / Winter trimester: January 11th - March 7th

אֲבִיבֵ / Aviv / Spring trimester: March 28th - May 30th

CHALLAH classes offered so far:

  • Beyond Fiddler on The Roof: Past, Present and Future of Jewish Theater
  • Jewish Food Studies: Fermentation and Baking
  • Garage Band, Literally: Jewish music!
  • B'Midbar: Into the wilderness 
  • Hebrew
  • Befriending Our Jewish Demons

***Register here for CHALLAH 2023 - 2024!***

Questions? Contact CBI teen engagement coordinator Aaron Kagan at

Wondering what CHALLAH stands for? 

Community Having A Lotta Learning And Happiness


Mon, September 25 2023 10 Tishrei 5784