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VIP New Faces: Devora Leah Popack

Leah Popack, 33, is one of the lead organizers of the Great Big Challah Bake in Denver, which attracted more than 900 Jewish women this year. A Denver native who observes the chasidic tradition, Popack is a naturally gifted communicator capable of finding commonality in a Jewish world often beset by divisions and divisiveness. Why did you get involved with the Great Big Challah Bake? The challah bake resonates with everyone. It encourages every Jewish woman in every corner of the world to experience the magic and transformative power of Shabbos and making challah. Women join together across the divisions and labels that we’ve constructed and connect to our eternal and ancient traditions. Denominations and ideologies are put aside. The Challah Bake reenergizes our community. […]
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