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  • n. Plural form of challah.


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  • Many more - including some of those same Catholics - hold challahs, a traditional Andean ceremony to bless homes and businesses.

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  • You may not love Leah -- impressive though she is smacking her dough around for the baking of Sabbath challahs -- but you'll be glad she's there.

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  • Unlikely that they'll have the entire selection that you can order ahead from their Culver City store, but even a well-picked subset of the extensive list -- which includes 7-grain sour wheat, rosemary caramelized onion focaccia, Pullman loaves perfect for truffled egg toast, and seven types of baguette, not to mention a variety of ryes and challahs for those Fairfax denizens with Jewier bread needs -- would be very exciting.

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  • He now sells up to 22 challahs every other week and is donating the money to a charity – all this in honor of his upcoming Bar Mitzvah.

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  • Straight loaves of braided challah are eaten throughout the year–typically on the Sabbath–round challahs, often studded with raisins, are served for the New Year and the other High Holidays that follow.

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  • A lot of women who have to make big challahs every week actually braid upwards of six strands.

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  • So you have a couple months left to take advantage of one of the best-tasting challahs in the city.

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  • Braided breads are not of Jewish origin, though most challahs for Shabbat, the Jewish Sabbath, are braided.

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  • Braided challahs came into popularity sometime during the fifteenth century in Ashkenazic Central and Eastern European Jewish communities.

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  • When she was married, Pearlie carried on the tradition of baking seven challahs every Friday, distributing them to her neighbors and family.

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