Discovering Talmudic Principles

New Talmud Course: 

A Tale of Two Challahs

This three-part Talmud series will explore the sixteenth chapter of tractate Shabbat, focusing on principles related to the bread for the Shabbat meals. In particular, we discover the origins of the Challah and the mitzvah of the ‘Two Loaves of Bread’ on Shabbat. Who knew how much wisdom there is behind the Shabbat Challah!

3 Tuesdays, December 3, 10 and 17 | 7:30 - 8:30 pm  

Chabad of Richmond 

4775 Blundell Road, Richmond

Instructor: Rabbi Binyomin Bitton


The Genealogy of Challah
The Story Behind the Double Loaf, Lesson 1
This class focuses on the origins of the Challah and the mitzvah of the ‘Two Loaves of Bread’ on Shabbat.

More Complete than Complete
The Blessing and the Shabbat Meal, Lesson 2
In this class we explore the special mitzvah of the ‘Two Loaves of Bread’ on Shabbat.

The Rebbe’s Footnote on Challah
The Depth and Wisdom of the Details, Lesson 3
This class focuses on principles related to the bread for the Shabbat meals.


A program presented by Chabad of Richmond