Tomorrow it will be time to stock up from the stacked up loaves of challah.You can see signs of their braided shape on the fallen paper.
If you like challah with sesame seeds, enlarge the photo..
At the Sabbath table two challot are held together and the Hamotsi bread blessing is said over both.
This is in remembrance of our 40 years in the desert when each morning the Israelites found manna on the ground, encased in two layers of dew to preserve its freshness..
But on Saturday, the Holy Sabbath day, no manna fell from heaven.Instead, the people would gather a double portion on Friday.
.Moses explains this in Exodus 16:22-26.