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Why do we put salt on Challah after the Motzei?

Question of the Month:

Why do we put salt on Challah after the Motzei?

Answer:

It is a minhag that connects the table to the altar in the Temple. When we offered sacrifices on the alter one of the ingredients was salt. So when we bless the Challah, we add the salt - zekher l'migdash, to remember the Temple.

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