/khah"leuh, hah"-/, n.

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  • ḤALLAH — (Heb. חַלָּה), a form of bread (II Sam. 6:19). The term also applies to the portion of dough set aside and given to the priest (Num. 15:19–20). The etymology of the word is traced either to the Hebrew root for hollow and pierce (Heb. חלל, ḥll),… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • ḤALLAH — (Heb. חַלָּה), the name of a tractate in the Mishnah, Tosefta, and Jerusalem Talmud dealing with portions that are to be removed from bread for the support of the priesthood. Although the original meanings of some key terms in Numbers 15:17–21,… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • hallah — [khä′lə, hä′lə] n. CHALLAH …   English World dictionary

  • Hallah —  Pour l’article homophone, voir Halla (Pendragon). Hallot garnies de graines de sésame. La Hallah (חלה, plur. Hallot), se prononce avec le même …   Wikipédia en Français

  • hallah — variant of challah …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • hallah — hal·lah …   English syllables

  • hallah — noun (Judaism) a loaf of white bread containing eggs and leavened with yeast; often formed into braided loaves and glazed with eggs before baking • Syn: ↑challah • Topics: ↑cooking, ↑cookery, ↑preparation, ↑Judaism …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hallah (Talmud) — Hallah (Hebrew: חלה, lit. Glob of Dough ) is the ninth tractate of Seder Zeraim ( Order of Seeds ) of the Mishnah and of the Talmud . This is Hallah is a separated from all dough baked and put aside for Kohen in Biblical times and the time of the …   Wikipedia

  • 'Hala — Hallah  Pour l’article homophone, voir Halla (Pendragon). Hallah garnie de grains de pavot La Hallah ( …   Wikipédia en Français

  • FIVE SPECIES — FIVE SPECIES, the varieties of seed to which the halakhot concerning the agricultural produce of Ereẓ Israel apply. The Mishnah lists the five species as ḥittim, se orim, kusmin, shibbolet shu al, and shippon (Ḥal. 1:1). They are known in… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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