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Separating Challah

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Got Dough?
You thought challah refers to the two braided loaves of bread reserved for Shabbat meals? It does, but mainly, challah is the small chunk of dough we tear off and burn . . .
The first portion of your kneading, you shall separate as a dough offering (challah)... (Numbers 15:20-21) In its more widely-known usage, the Hebrew word challah refers to the Shabbat bread. But in its more basic, biblical and halachic meaning, challah i...
How to separate challah from dough
Simple-to-follow instructions on the mitzvah of separating the “challah” portion from a batch of dough.
How to Separate "Challah"
In its more widely-known usage, challah refers to the two loaves of bread that form the core of the Shabbat meal. But in its more basic, biblical meaning, challah is the piece of dough that is separated and consecrated to G-d every time we bake bread
Watch how it’s done!
When making challah for Shabbat, there’s a special tradition to do the mitzvah of separating a small piece of ‘challah’. Watch how it’s done.
A Taste of Text—Shelach
Why the mitzvah of separating challah is integral to bringing G‑d into our lives.
The deeper meaning behind the mitzvah of separating challah; a mitzvah of special significance for women.
Before baking her toil, talent and thaler into bread for herself and her family, she pinches off a choice bit . . .
Something Spiritual on Parshat Shelach
An alternate reading into the Torah’s words related to the mitzvah of separating challah provides instruction on when to begin educating our youth in yiddishkeit.
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