Challah

Challah (also ḥallah plural: challot/ḥalloth/khallos) (Hebrew: חלה) is a special Jewish braided bread eaten on Sabbath and holidays.
It is also named khale (eastern Yiddish, German and western Yiddish), berches (Swabian), barkis (Gothenburg), bergis (Stockholm), birkata in Judeo-Amharic, chałka (Polish), colaci (Romanian), and kitke (South Africa).

Read more about Challah:  Religious Significance, Ingredients and Preparation, Hafrashat Challah Ritual, Traditional Sabbath Meal

Other articles related to "challah":

Nafka Minnah - Example - Reconciliation
... The Mishnah Berurah asserts that when making kiddush on challah, one should place one's hands on the challah cover until one reaches the actual blessing on the bread, uncover the challah and place one's hands on ... Shemirat Shabbat Kehilchatah asserts that, while "it is not the custom to cover the challah during the third meal," some do indeed cover them to follow the other reasons ...
Challah Cover - Description
... Challah covers may be made from any kind of fabric or paper ... The challah cover must be large enough to cover two braided loaves without allowing the bread to be seen through the sides, and opaque enough so that the loaves cannot be seen ... Store-bought challah covers often bear the inscription לכבוד שבת קדש ("To honor the holy Shabbat") or לכבוד שבת ויום טוב ("To honor Shabbat and Yom Tov") ...
Holy Anointing Oil - In Rabbinical Judaism
... There is a traditional Jewish mitzvah that when making challah one should separate and set aside part of the dough ... Some Jewish people remove a small piece of the challah dough (the word "challah" means to remove) and give it away to someone else as a challah starter ... In one Jewish custom a portion of the challah is set aside (refrigerated) until the making of new challah when the old is added to the new ...
Challah Cover
... A challah cover is a special cloth used to cover the two braided loaves (challah) set out on the table at the beginning of a Shabbat or Yom Tov meal ...