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Challa, pl. challot (chah-lah,chah-loht) — lit., Portion of dough given to Jewish priests (cohanim); bread for use on Shabbat and holidays
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Shabbat: Setting the Table
How To Cover the Challot
On Shabbat (and Jewish festivals ), you should place a white cover...
CHALLA SEPARATION
When To Separate Challa (Hafrashat Challa)
You must separate a small portion of dough for the cohanim/priests...
Rosh Hashana: Challa Customs
Rosh Hashana: Challa Customs: Challa Dipped in Honey
Eating challa dipped in honey on Rosh Hashana is a universal...
Rosh Hashana: Challa Customs
Rosh Hashana: Challa Customs: Round Challa
It is a custom to make round challa for Rosh Hashana and other...
Jewish Festivals: Separating Challa
Jewish Festivals: Challa Not Separated before Festival
On Jewish festivals , you may not separate challa from loaves baked...
Introduction to Separating Challa
Introduction to Separating Challa
Although challa refers to the two loaves of bread (or matza ) over...
Separating the Challa Portion
Separating Challa after Baking
You may separate  challa  after baking (on weekdays only) if...
Separating the Challa Portion
Separating Challa from Dough Mixed by Non-Jew
Don’t separate challa if you acquire dough that had...
Separating the Challa Portion
Separating the Challa Portion
Separating Challa from more than 5 lbs. of Dough After you knead...
Burning the Challa Portion
How To Burn the Challa Portion
You may burn the challa portion any way you wish.  You must burn...
Burning the Challa Portion
When To Burn the Challa Portion
There is no time limit for burning “ challa.” You may save...
Burning the Challa Portion
Which Piece of Challa To Burn
Once you intend a particular piece of dough to be the challa portion,...
Jewish Festivals: Kiddush: How Much To Pour
Jewish Festivals: Kiddush: Challot for Kiddush
To use two challot for kiddush instead of wine: Wash...
Jewish Festivals: Two Loaves (Lechem Mishneh): How To Cut
Mark the Challa
Mark in the bread with a knife where you will cut before...
Baking Neutral/Pareve and Dairy (or Meat) at Same Time
Baking Challa at Same Time as Chicken with Sauce
Situation You baked challa with chicken, both uncovered, in the...
Baking Neutral/Pareve and Dairy (or Meat) at Same Time
Baking Challa at Same Time as Chicken without Sauce
Situation You baked challa with chicken, both uncovered, in the...
Making Challa
Breaking Apart Challot Baked Together
If you bake several units of dough in one pan and they expand into each...
Pre-Yom Kippur: Meal (Se'uda HaMafseket)
Challa Dipped in Honey for pre-Yom Kippur Meal (Se'uda HaMafseket)
Eating challa dipped in honey is a non-binding custom for the pre-...
Shabbat: Two Loaves (Lechem Mishneh): How To Cover
How To Cover the Challot
See How To Cover the Challot .
Shabbat: Two Loaves (Lechem Mishneh): How To Cut
Mark the Challa
Mark the bread with a light cut before saying ha’motzi . Then...
Shabbat: Dinner: How To Do Kiddush
Challot for Evening Kiddush
To use two challot for kiddush instead of wine: Wash...
Jewish Festivals: Two Loaves (Lechem Mishneh): Salt
Why Dip Challa in Salt
Before eating bread (at any time, not just on Shabbat or Jewish...
What To Use for Challa
What Is Challa
C halla refers to the two loaves of bread (or matza ) over which we...
Shabbat: Two Loaves (Lechem Mishneh): Salt
Why Dip Challa in Salt?
Before eating bread (at any time, not just on Shabbat or Jewish...
Making Challa
Six-Braid Challa for Shabbat
It is a non-binding custom to braid challa as a reminder of the 12...
Shabbat: Two Loaves (Lechem Mishneh): Which To Cut
Saturday Morning: Cut Upper Challa
On Saturday morning, cut the upper challa of the two challot . ...
Jewish Festivals: Two Loaves (Lechem Mishneh): How Much May Be Missing
How Much Challa May Be Missing
Less than 1/48th missing is still considered a whole loaf. So if you...
Jewish Festivals: Two Loaves (Lechem Mishneh): How To Cover
White Challa Cover Above and Below
As on Shabbat, on  Jewish festivals  you should place a...
Shabbat: Two Loaves (Lechem Mishneh): Whole Loaves
How Much Challa May Be Missing
Less than 1/48th missing is still considered a whole loaf. So if you...
Shabbat: Two Loaves (Lechem Mishneh): Which To Cut
Friday Night: Cut Lower Challa
On Friday night, hold the two challot together, one on top of the...
Hidur Mitzva/Mehadrin
Hidur Mitzva/Mehadrin
Almost all mitzvot may be enhanced by: Making them...
Introduction to Firsts (Reishit)
Introduction to Firsts (Reishit)
Jews thank God for His blessings by giving Him the “first” (...
Jewish Festivals: Kiddush: What To Drink
Jewish Festival Night Kiddush Beverage
Wine (or grape juice) is the only drink permissible for Jewish...
Jewish Festivals: Evening Kiddush
Jewish Festivals: Evening Kiddush
To fulfill the two requirements for Jewish festival evening kiddush...
When To Say Kabbalat Shabbat
Start Kabbalat Shabbat Ideally before Sunset
Kabbalat Shabbat should ideally be started before sunset, and you...
Shabbat: Two Loaves (Lechem Mishneh): When To Eat or Speak after HaMotzi
Eating or Speaking after HaMotzi
If someone said ha’motzi for you, you should wait until he or...
Shabbat: Dinner: How To Do Kiddush
How To Do Shabbat Evening Kiddush
To fulfill the two requirements for Shabbat evening kiddush :...
Shabbat: Dinner: How To Do Kiddush
What To Drink for Shabbat Dinner Kiddush
Wine (or grape juice) is the only drink permissible for Friday evening...
Se'uda Shlishit: What To Eat
What To Eat for Se'uda Shlishit
Ideally, fulfill the commandment of a third meal ( se’uda...
Jewish Festival Checklist
Preparing for Jewish Festivals
Here are some suggestions (they are NOT halachot !) of what to prepare...
Shabbat: Preparation Checklist
Preparing For Shabbat
Here are some suggestions (these are NOT halachot !) of what to prepare...

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