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Challah for Parashat D’varim

The stars in heaven.

Commentary on Parashat Devarim, Deuteronomy 1:1 - 3:22

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

Today, you are as many as the stars in the sky. (Deuteronomy 1:10)

וְהִנְּכֶם הַיּוֹם, כְּכוֹכְבֵי הַשָּׁמַיִם לָרב

challah for parashat d'varim 

This is the promise made to Abraham back in Genesis–that his descendents will be as numerous as the stars in heaven. Here you see here the colorful sun, moon, and stars.

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