Challah for Parashat Vayeilech

Bearing the ark.

Commentary on Parashat Nitzavim-Vayeilech, Deuteronomy 29:9 - 31:30

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

The priests, the sons of Levi, the carriers of the ark of the covenant of God. (Deuteronomy 31:9)

 

הַכּהֲנִים בְּנֵי לֵוִי, הַנּשְׂאִים אֶת-אֲרוֹן בְּרִית יְהוָה

kohanim ark

Here we see two Levites carrying the ark. At the top of the ark are the two keruvim (cherubs) that perch face to face.

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