Questions tagged [maseches-challa]

Tractate concerning portion of dough given to the Cohen

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Minimum amount before obligation of Challah

How much bread does one have to be baking for it to be obligated in Challah? Does it depend Ashkenazi vs. Sephardic? Sources much appreciated please.
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Why does dough containing a small amount of terumah become exempt from challah?

Challah 3:1: נִדְמְעָה עִסָּתָהּ עַד שֶׁלֹּא גִלְגְּלָה, פְּטוּרָה, שֶׁהַמְּדֻמָּע פָּטוּר.‏ Dough which became medumma [became mixed with terumah comprising more than one-hundredth of its ...
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Wheat brought from the Diaspora to Israel: biblical or rabbinic challah-obligation?

Challah 2:1: פֵּרוֹת חוּצָה לָאָרֶץ שֶׁנִּכְנְסוּ לָאָרֶץ, חַיָּבִים בַּחַלָּה.‏ Produce [grown] outside the land [of Israel] that came into the land is subject to challah. What is the ...
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What were they thinking following contradictory leniencies in Challah 4:7?

Among other places, the following Braisa appears in Eruvin 6b: לעולם הלכה כבית הלל והרוצה לעשות כדברי בית שמאי עושה כדברי בית הלל עושה מקולי ב"ש ומקולי ב"ה רשע מחומרי ב"ש ומחומרי ב"ה עליו הכתוב ...
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