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Thursday, 15 Tammuz, 5779
  |  July 18, 2019

    On This Shabbos: Shlissel Challah

    In many Jewish homes, a Shlissel Challah (Yiddish for key) will be served this Shabbos. There are different ways to do it. Full Story

    Mrs. Sarah Glick, 92, OBM

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    Not our minhag
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    Not our minhag

    This is not the minhag of Chabad and the Rebbe.

    Predictable
    Guest
    Predictable

    I saw that there were two comments and I knew with 100% certainty that the first comment would say that this isn’t Chabad’s minhag. So tell me – does it harm us to make a challah in the shape of a key?

    Lets lose our identity
    Guest
    Lets lose our identity

    Does it harm us to wear a shtreimel, have long payos and long white socks?? Let’s just blend in to all other sects.

    Predictable
    Guest
    Predictable

    Not even close to the same thing.

    Correct
    Guest
    Correct

    But its not an “Aveira” either (if you do so….

    Family Minhag
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    Family Minhag

    It isn’t a minhag of Chabad but if it is a minhag of a person’s family they should continue it.

    Whats our minhag
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    Whats our minhag

    So is it minhag Chabad or not?

    Based on christianity
    Guest
    Based on christianity

    It isn’t. It actually has Christian sources

    Source??
    Guest
    Source??

    Source for this?

    Please substantiate
    Guest
    Please substantiate

    can you substantiate this claim please? which christian sources?

    Some info
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    Some info

    http://www.mesora.org/Shlissel.html “Keys were traditionally manufactured in the form of a cross, the traditional symbol of Christianity,[8] a physical item all Christian commoners would posses in their home.[9] On Easter, the Christian holiday which celebrates the idea of J ‘rising’ from the dead, they would bake the symbol of J —the key shaped like a cross—into or onto a rising loaf.[10] This was not only a religious gesture, but the bread was a special holiday treat. Sometimes these breads were wholly formed in the shape of a cross; other times the shape of a cross was made out of dough and… Read more »

    When a person's mind is full of tum'ah...
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    When a person's mind is full of tum'ah...

    …he’ll see tum’ah everywhere. So yes, if this guy has crosses on his mind, he’ll see everything as containing a cross. Next he (and you) will be saying that having windows with panes in your house comes from Christian sources…

    This is the minhag
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    This is the minhag

    The Minhag chabad is to argue on collive as to whether it is appropraite to do shlissel challah.

    Lol
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    Lol

    Takke Every year

    See Taamei Haminhogim
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    See Taamei Haminhogim

    Brings the Minhag from the Oheiv Yisroel, the Apta Rov (a talmid of the Maggid

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