Challah for Parashat Ki Tissa

The first tablets.

Commentary on Parashat Ki Tisa, Exodus 30:11 - 34:35

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

With the finger of God. (Exodus 31:18)

באצבע אלהים

 

We are told that the first set of tablets (the ones that Moses shatters when he sees the people worshipping a golden calf), were written with the finger of God. Here are those tablets depicted, with the phrase “finger of God” representing each of the Ten Commandments.

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