noun. (Judaism) a loaf of white bread containing eggs and leavened with yeast; often formed into braided loaves and glazed with eggs before baking.
- staff of life
- חלה (Yiddish)
Sentences with challah
1. Noun, singular or mass
After cutting the bread on the challah board, pull up the sides and they become a handle.
The bread is often challah, the traditional Judaic bread, and salt is often represented by a salted snack or a container of Kosher salt.
3. Verb, base form
A smaller version is the medianoche, made with a sweet egg bread similar to challah, that is served as a late-night snack.
4. Noun, plural
A portion of challah bread may get up to 23 to 24 percent of its calories from fat.