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)
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.
Pronounced: KHAH-luh, Origin: Hebrew, ceremonial bread eaten on Shabbat and Jewish holidays.
Pronunced: TORE-uh, Origin: Hebrew, the Five Books of Moses.