Lessons in Challah

Cantor Penny Kessler
January 1, 2015

It's rare that everyone in my family is together for Shabbat. I wanted to make this one special so, on Black Friday, my daughter and I made our first challah.

Weaving Strands of Challah History

Tina Wasserman
October 30, 2012

Shabbat has always had a meaningful place in my memory. When I was five, my mother began her long association with our synagogue choir. Every Friday night we’d light Shabbat candles in the brass candlesticks that had arrived in New York in the late 19th centur

The Importance of Challah

Hilda R. Glazer
June 15, 2012

This week’s Torah portion includes the story of sending the scouts to Canaan and a number of laws about sacrifices and communal and individual wrongs.

One of the things that I often wondered about was the origin of the challah.