Every week, Julie Seltzer, artist and Torah scribe, bakes a challah depicting an aspect of the week’s Torah portion.
And the earth opened its mouth and swallowed them up. (Numbers 16:32)
וַתִּפְתַּח הָאָרֶץ אֶת-פִּיהָ, וַתִּבְלַע אתָם
Not everyone thought Moses should be the leader. Korah and his followers challenged Moses’ authority, and ultimately got swallowed up by the earth. Here we see a split-open mound of challah earth, with Korah’s followers falling in.
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