We’re Not Really Strangers: Conversation, Cookie Exchange, and Contest

We’re Not Really Strangers: Conversation, Cookie Exchange, and Contest

December 13, 2021 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Edlavitch DCJCC
1529 16th St NW

EPDC Great Jewish Bake Off

47572654_1955102067901631_3827517082866548736_n.jpegMiss deep connection since the pandemic? Come get to know other young adults as we play the purpose-driven card game and movement all about empowering meaningful connections, We’re Not Really Strangers, and exchange our favorite holiday cookies to take home. Plus, enter our contest to win prizes for best baked goods! Cookie exchange and contest is optional.

Optional: Cookie Exchange & Contest


7:30-8:45 PM – We will rotate in small groups to get to know others and play We’re Not Really Stranger (groups will be based on your answers to our questions on registration form)

8:45 PM-9:15 PM – Cookie exchange and contest 

To enter our building you must show proof of vaccination or a negative PCR-COVID test taken within 72 hours of the event. 

Masks must be worn entering the building and we will have the option of taking off your mask during the conversation portion of our event and while taste testing cookies.

Cheftestants – Show off your culinary skills! Create a cookie in your own kitchen to enter into our competition, then bring your entry to our “Kitchen Stadium” for the Judges’ Panel. You can enter into one of four catergories, rugelach, traditional cookies, holiday/Jewish holiday cookies, international cookies.

Be prepared to have cookies available for 25-35 tasters. 3-4 dozen small cookies should be about right. Please bring a list of all ingredients and label your pans with your name if you are not bringing something disposable.

Nosher  – Not a cook? Enjoy taste testing and vote for your favorite cookie.

Limited number of tickets!

*due to Cheftestants cooking in their homes EPDC cannot guarantee all dishes will be Kosher but we ask that you please use Kosher ingredients when possible. 

This event is for those 22-45 and we will be placing people into conversation groups based on age and interests. 

Purchase tickets on the next page. Want to come for free? Email Stacy at stacym@edcjcc.org to find out how you can help out at the event.