Challah for Parashat Bechukotai

Ten women bakers.

Commentary on Parashat Bechukotai, Leviticus 26:3 - 27:34

Every week, Julie Seltzer, artist and Torah scribe, bakes a challah depicting an aspect of the week’s Torah portion.

And ten women will bake your bread in one oven. (Leviticus 26:26)

וְאָפוּ עֶשֶׂר נָשִׁים לַחְמְכֶם בְּתַנּוּר אֶחָד

challah for b'hukotai

In the context of the Torah portion this is a curse, because ideally each woman would have her own spacious oven, but I couldn’t help but turn it into joyous sharing. Here are 10 women who have all baked a single raisin challah, together.

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