Askmoses-A Jews Resource
Why are there people who believe that the Torah was written by Man?
Browse our archives

The Scholar is ready to answer your question. Click the button below to chat now.

Scholar Online:

Type in your question here:

Click the button below to either CHAT LIVE with an AskMoses Scholar now - or - leave a message if no Scholar is currently online.



Shabbat » Shabbat Meals | Subscribe | What is RSS?

What is Challah?

A. In Halachic terms, the word Challah has a very specific definition, and colloquially, it came to mean a certain type of bread thousands of years...

Why do we send away the angels on Friday before eating?

There are two reasons given: One is that the angels may have to leave if things turn out not as peaceful as they should be. The other is that the angels...

Where can I find the prayers for the Friday Night Shabbat meal?

Right here. (I would also recommend a small book called "The Shabbat Table Companion", which you can...

Why is the Challah dipped in salt before it is eaten?

Important note: We always dip the bread in salt, not only Challah and not only on Shabbat. Our table is considered an altar (see Ezekiel 41:22...