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New Hempstead, NY, May 14, 2010 --( will now be baking and delivering fresh delicious challah bread for the Jewish holiday of Shavous.

They can be ordered and shipped via USPS Priority Mail through their web page

For those who live in the Monsey NY or Teaneck NJ areas, free local delivery is available through

Their delicious challah will enhance anyone's holiday table. They can also be sent as gifts to friends and relatives.

The challah comes in two delicious recipes, "N-More" and "Bagel City." They are available plain or with sesame seeds, poppy seeds, or chocolate chips. Special pull-apart "Crown" challahs that do not require a knife can also be purchased. They also carry water challahs and small challah rolls.

About Shavout

The holiday of Shavout is celebrated 50 days after Passover and is the anniversary of the day that G-d give the Torah (Bible) and Ten Commandments on Mount Sinai. It is the culmination of the Exodus from Egypt. Shavout is also called the Festival of weeks since it is traditional to count the seven weeks from Passover to Shavout in anticipation of receiving the Torah. Many have the custom to eat Dairy foods on Shavout. The book of Ruth is read in the synagogue. Like any Sabbath, each meal is started with Kiddush over wine followed by the eating of two loafs of challah. This year Shavout is celebrated on May 19 and 20.

About Challah

Challah is a special braided bread eaten by most Jews on the Sabbath and holidays. According to Jewish tradition, each Sabbath and holiday meal begins with a blessing over two loaves of bread. This "lechem mishneh" (double loaf) represents the double serving of manna that fell from the heavens in honor of Sabbath and holidays when the Israelites traveled through the desert after the Exodus from Egypt. The manna is a symbol of prosperity and contentment. Traditionally, each challah is constructed from six braids (12 total for the two challahs). These represent the twelve loaves of show-bread arranged weekly in the Holy Temple. This also is a sign of wealth and prosperity.

About Us

Challah-n-more is located in beautiful Rockland county, New York. We pride ourselves in offering the best tasting challah delivered directly to your door. All our products are baked by a local bakery that has been producing quality baked goods for over 20 years with pride and passion.

We offer two delicious challah recipes, the N-More recipe and the "Bagel City" recipe. Depending on your location, challahs will either be hand delivered to your door or shipped via UPS or USPS. Slicing is available at no extra charge.

All challahs are certified kosher by the OU and the CRC and are baked in a nut free environment. Commercial or school accounts are welcome. Please contact us for ceremonial and other special

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Keith Baumgarten

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