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New World Record: More than 1000 Kids Bake Challah Together!

New World Record: More than 1000 Kids Bake Challah Together!

A record-breaking 1,128 children and 316 adults came together for the first-ever local “Kids Mega Challah Bake,” which took place at the New York Hilton in Midtown Manhattan. (Benams Photo)
A record-breaking 1,128 children and 316 adults came together for the first-ever local “Kids Mega Challah Bake,” which took place at the New York Hilton in Midtown Manhattan. (Benams Photo)

1,128 children gathered in New York a few weeks ago, for a “Kids Mega ChallahBake” event. They broke an existing record in Hong Kong held by 426 students, who learned how to knead and bake dough, in 2013.

The Guinness World Records is currently tallying up the results for a final announcement.

They used a whopping 1,000 eggs, 1,000 pounds of flour and 7,000 ounces of water in the process!

Were you there? Leave a comment and let us know.

The event was geared for kindergarteners through eighth-graders, ages 5 to 13. (Benams Photo)
The event was geared for kindergarteners through eighth-graders, ages 5 to 13. (Benams Photo)

The kids learned to mix, knead and make their own challah dough, which they brought home to bake. (Benams Photo)
The kids learned to mix, knead and make their own challah dough, which they brought home to bake. (Benams Photo)

Kneading the dough; both boys and girls were involved. (Benams Photo)
Kneading the dough; both boys and girls were involved. (Benams Photo)

Representatives from the Guinness World Records were invited to observe and confirm that the event did indeed prove to be “the world’s largest baking lesson.” (Benams Photo)
Representatives from the Guinness World Records were invited to observe and confirm that the event did indeed prove to be “the world’s largest baking lesson.” (Benams Photo)

Children take part in a challah-themed game show during the record-breaking “Kids Mega Challah Bake” in New York City. (Benams Photo)
Children take part in a challah-themed game show during the record-breaking “Kids Mega Challah Bake” in New York City. (Benams Photo)

A little egg on their face? Make that flour, all part of the creative process. (Benams Photo)
A little egg on their face? Make that flour, all part of the creative process. (Benams Photo)

Two of the event organizers—Gillie Shanowitz, left, and Bryce Gruber—share words of thanks at the conclusion of the challah bake. (Benams Photo)
Two of the event organizers—Gillie Shanowitz, left, and Bryce Gruber—share words of thanks at the conclusion of the challah bake. (Benams Photo)


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Spider-Man Dallas, Texas, USA January 29, 2017

Wow. That's a lotta challah! Reply

Captain America Dallas, Texas, USA August 7, 2016

CRAZY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! AWESOME! Reply

Anonymous February 13, 2016

Amazing! Reply

Anonymous North Carilina February 12, 2016

wow amazing since i am a shlucha i am used to seeing much but still it looks like a real fun hakkel farbragen Reply

kleinman February 11, 2016

wow i never saw such a party like that Reply