- a loaf of rich white bread leavened with yeast and containing eggs, often braided before baking, prepared especially for the Jewish Sabbath.
Origin of challah
Examples from the Web for challah
Contemporary Examples of challah
In 2003, he held a $500-a-plate “sandwich-naming” for Rep. Eric Cantor, Republican of Virginia, who chose roast beef on challah.Endangered Sandwiches List
Samuel P. Jacobs
October 20, 2009
Change the crusty bread for a sweet roll or challah bread and you have a medianoche.How Havana Perfected the Sandwich
Ana Sofia Pelaez
September 8, 2009
- bread, usually in the form of a plaited loaf, traditionally eaten by Jews to celebrate the Sabbath
Word Origin for challah
from Yiddish khale, from Hebrew chala "loaf of bread."