Challah for Parashat Matot

Taking a vow.

Commentary on Parashat Matot, Numbers 30:2 - 32:42

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

When a person takes a vow…whatever leaves his mouth,
he must do. (Numbers 30:3)

אִישׁ כִּי-יִדּר נֶדֶר לַיהוָה…כְּכָל-הַיּצֵא מִפִּיו, יַעֲשֶׂה

challah for parashat mattot

This challah is in the shape of lips, representing the significance of the words we utter.

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