Seth Fineman and Sarah Chandler
By Seth Fineman and Sarah Chandler
First Fruit Challah For Shavuout
In ancient times, the challah eaten on Shavuot was the first taste of the new year’s wheat. During the counting of the Omer, first barley, and then wheat, were counted in anticipation of the Shavuot festival. When the other first fruits were offered in Jerusalem, two large challot were made of the first fruits of…
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