Commentary on Parashat Vaera, Exodus 6:2 - 9:35
Every week, Julie Seltzer, artist and Torah scribe, bakes a challah depicting an aspect of the week’s Torah portion.
And I will redeem you with an outstretched arm. (Exodus 6:6)
וְגָאַלְתִּי אֶתְכֶם בִּזְרוֹעַ נְטוּיָה
The image of God’s outstretched arm bringing the Hebrews out of slavery comes up every year at the Passover seder.
Pronounced: KHAH-luh, Origin: Hebrew, ceremonial bread eaten on Shabbat and Jewish holidays.
Pronunced: TORE-uh, Origin: Hebrew, the Five Books of Moses.