VIDEO: Learn how to Make Shlissel Challah

shlissel challah2On the first Shabbos after Pesach, many have the custom to eat ‘Shlissel Challah’. The Challah, either braided in the shape of a key or baked with an actual key, is said to be a Segula for Parnassah.

In the video below, you can learn how to make several different types of Shlissel Challah, just in time for Shabbos.


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There are 2 Comments to "VIDEO: Learn how to Make Shlissel Challah"

  • ריינע דעת תורה says:

    Some claim that Shlissel Challah is rooted in Christian and/or pagan practices.
    Keys used to be manufactured in the form of a cross, and at Easter time, Christians
    would bake them into a rising loaf of bread to symbolize Yoshke rising from the dead.
    (This is the source of the “hot cross buns.”)

    The Chida (Moreh B’etzba 7:190) writes ” This is a Klall Gadol. You should not
    follow any Minhag unless you know the root (source) of it from Chazal , or
    Authentic Kisvei Arizal or you know the true reason behind the Minhag”.

  • Brette says:

    Is there a special bracha to make on challah gives refuah shelaimah
    Batya bat massha Sura
    I’m going to try key challah zussel challah this shabbat