Challah for Parashat Terumah

Lehem Panim--Show Bread.

Commentary on Parashat Terumah, Exodus 25:1 - 27:19

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

Often translated as “Show Bread,” it literally means “Face Bread.” (Exodus 25:30)

 

לחם פנים

challah for terumah

The Israelites are told to construct a table with “show bread” as part of the mishkan. The twelve loaves represent the twelve tribes.

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