Meredith Jacobs, vice president of communications and marketing for Jewish Women International (JWI) is an award-winning journalist and former editor-in-chief of Washington Jewish Week. She is the author of The Modern Jewish Mom's Guide to Shabbat: Connect and Celebrate--Bring Your Family Together with the Friday Night Meal (HarperCollins) and co-author with her daughter Sofie of Just Between Us: A No-Stress, No-Rules Journal for Girls and Their Moms (Chronicle Books, Spring 2010).
Meredith is co-founder and editor of www.ModernJewishMom.com, now part of MyJewishLearning's Kveller.com. She has written for many publications including JewishLiving, Jewcy.com, 614, The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles, JTA, and the Baltimore Jewish Times, and speaks to various women's and Jewish groups across the country and has been seen cooking potato latkes and matzo balls on TV shows including NBC's "In the Loop with iVillage", and is a frequent guest on WUSA-TV's 9NewsNow. Most significantly, Jacobs is wife to Jonathan and mother to Sofie and Jules.
Enjoy this recipe for Meredith's Challah! And from my family to yours, have a very sweet New Year.