— Jewish holidays that fall on a Sabbath often include a sweet challah (HAH-luh) in their celebration, as a symbolic way of ensuring a sweet year. Dates, nuts, and orange peel add just the right twist for this traditional braided bread of the Sabbath.
Star Shaped Challah — This most famous of Jewish yeast breads is most often seen in its traditional braided form. Instead of the braid shape, follow these directions for forming Challah
(KHAH-luh) into a star shape.