What is the minimum amount of flour that requires hafrashas challah? And what’s the minimum amount for hafrashas challah with a brachah?


Dough that contains a minimum of 1.200 kg (2.645 lbs) of flour requires hafrashas challah without a brachah. According to some opinions, the minimum is 1.250 kg (2.755 lbs) of flour.

To separate challah with a brachah, according to the opinion of Rav Chaim Naeh, the dough must contain a minimum of 1.666 kg (3.673 lbs) of flour. According to the opinion of the Chazon Ish, one should only separate challah with a brachah when using 2.250 kg (4.960 lbs) or more.



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