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Vibrant Challah Cover Designs

Vibrant Challah Cover Designs

Judaica items that are carefully guarded, and have visual appeal, will be treasured as family heirlooms for generations to come.

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Challah cover: Velvet and other types of fabric

Challah cover: Velvet and other types of fabric

Many top-notch Judaica artists have moved beyond the classic use of velvet, and they now use this plush fabric to create fresh, contemporary styles.

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Preparing a beautiful and holy Shabbat table

Preparing a beautiful and holy Shabbat table

One of the joys of Shabbat preparation is laying the Shabbat table. Just as halacha includes guidance for Shabbat attire, prayers, leisure and rest, there are rules regarding the Shabbat table. A special tablecloth, usually white, is used, and today some tablecloths (or table runners) are embroidered with Shabbat motifs. Often a flower vase is placed on the Shabbat table to enhance its beauty and allow us to appreciate the fantastic wonders of G-d's natural world. The pair of challahs, a remembrance of the double portion of manna that fell from heaven on Fridays in honor of the coming Shabbat, are placed on the table. The term "challah" is...

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Nylon cover or beauty bared?

Nylon cover or beauty bared?

After marrying and moving to Israel, my husband and I roamed the streets of Geula, looking for a pristine white challah cover to grace our Shabbat table.

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Challah cover: The bigger the better?

by Shani EichlerChallah covers serve a very important job in your Shabbos meal, namely covering those delicious challahs until HaMotzi is recited. And, while a napkin will do, a nice cover does the job a whole lot better. However, with so many different styles and options floating around the internet, it can often be hard to choose the cover that works best for you. Do you go with function (the text of Kiddush embroidered clearly on top) or fashion (that lace is sure to be a conversation starter)?Size Matters Like the people who use them, challah covers come in an array ofdesigns, styles...

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