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Challah: (lit. "bread loaf"); a) a tithe of dough for the Kohen; (b) a braided loaf baked in honor of Shabbat
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How to recite the blessing on bread at the Shabbat meal.
Recipe recipes
Dough Ingredients: 300 grams (10 oz.) flour 1 tsp. yeast ½ tsp. salt 1 tbsp. brown sugar 2 eggs 3 tbsp. oil 2/3 cup water Also: 1 tsp. paprika 1 cup loosely packed spinach leaves 1 egg Sesame seeds Directions: Mix the flour, yeast, salt, brown sugar, eggs...
Ingredients: Yeast Mixture 2 ½ tbsp. dry yeast 1 tbsp. sugar ½ cup warm water Dough yeast mixture (above) 4 tbsp. sugar 1¾ cups water 2 tsp. kosher salt ½ cup canola oil 1 egg 6 - 6 ½ cups bread flour Pretzeling Liquid 8 cups water ¾ cup baking soda Egg W...
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Bake your own traditional braided loaves of challah for Shabbat.
Over a thousand women unite to knead, braid and pray.
An evening of inspiration, prayer and unity, as more than a 1000 Jewish women in Montreal, Canada join together to share and celebrate the special tradition of challah.
How to separate challah from dough
Simple-to-follow instructions on the mitzvah of separating the “challah” portion from a batch of dough.
The Lost Challah
Sarah and Avi, with help from Mitzvah Bird, return a little lost challah to his home.
Braiding and Baking
After the dough has fully risen, we punch the dough down and prepare it for braiding. Different styles of braiding are shown.
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