This is the story of Galit’s Treats:

About three years ago I quit the job I had loved for over 13 years, as the Hebrew coordinator at a local Jewish school, to concentrate on raising my newborn and take care of her four older siblings. At the time I was also the director of the Israeli school in Brookline, a great place where I still work.

About two years ago, on February 6, 2014, a terrible tragedy struck our family. We didn’t see it coming and were left stunned, thus we couldn’t continue with our everyday routine. We were thrown into a roller-coaster of sadness and despair. Thanks to the help and support of our loving community, we were able to get back little by little to our everyday lives. Although I was still in shock and in deep depression, one day my daughters asked me to bake them a challah bread as I used to before the tragedy happened. So we went into the kitchen and baked together a challah bread and some chocolate rugelach. Many of our friends tasted it and complimented us on the great flavor and beautiful appearance. By the end of December break 2014 we decided to start our own bakery business. We filed all the papers, took the test, went to city hall and got our residential kitchen permit.

Our intention was to bake all the pastries that our dear son, Roee Grutman z”l, loved and share through them our love for Roee with the world. And so we did.

It has been a year since we started our home-based bakery and shared our love and baking with everyone around us. We hope that you will also fall in love with our pastries, as they are truly baked with love. We invite you to try them today.