Braiding Beautifully with The Challah Prince
Tuesday at 7:00pm PDT
BYOF! Bring Your Own Flour to this virtual challah making class! Be the life of the Shabbat table when you show off your newfound challah making skills, courtesy of our special guest and expert braider/baker, The Challah Prince himself! Idan Chabasov joins Maven to walk us through the steps of making and braiding a beautiful and delicious challah while sharing his Jewish journey to challah, reminding us that it is more than a traditional food – it is also a therapeutic process that brings joy and intentionality to the moment. Even if the results are not as expected, follow the challah braid wherever it may lead. Find The Challah Prince's Ingredients List HERE.
Who is the Challah Prince? Born and raised in Tel Aviv and now living in Israel after 7 years in Berlin, Germany, Idan Chabasov (35) has always been an artist. With a background in professional dancing, video production, animation, art, and PR in the lifestyle-industry, it is now Chabasov’s mission to bring art into the baking world, and to demonstrate the beauty of every single piece of Challah. What started as a small Instagram account in January 2020, has now become an ever-growing community of art, creativity, positivity, and deliciousness. As the community continues to grow, so do Chabasov’s endeavors. With new and exciting projects in the works, the Challah Prince is well on his way to spread this delicious masterpiece to every corner of the world.
Michelle Starkman was appointed AJU’s Vice President of Communications in March 2020. In this position, Michelle is responsible for leading the university’s internal and external communications strategies, including media relations. Michelle also oversees digital content, manages the University’s marketing strategy, advertising, and serves on the university’s senior team. Prior to joining AJU in 2017, Michelle served as Admissions and Marketing Director of a local Jewish day school, and as the Director of Marketing and Communications for a local management consulting firm. Michelle holds an MBA from Pepperdine’s Graziadio School of Business, and an M.A. and B.A. in Political Science from Cal State Northridge.