Endthoughts: Why do We Braid Challah for Shabbat?

By Rick Dinitz

CLAL: the National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership, September 16, 1994

The braiding of challah for Shabbat carries meanings that remind Jews of the beauty and simplicity of the time, of the coming together of families, and of the holiness that surrounds this period of the week.

Topic: Tradition, Shabbat, Food, Sabbath, Meaning

Name of Publication: Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas

Editor: Cardin, Nina Beth

Volume/Issue: Vol.25/no.477

Page Number(s): 8

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Dinitz, Rick. Endthoughts: Why do We Braid Challah for Shabbat?. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. CLAL: the National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership. 16 September 1994: 8. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=7578


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