Hallah, it is

To the Editor:

According to the English–Yiddish, Yiddish–English Dictionary by Uriel Weinreich, published by Schocken Books, the braided bread of the Jewish people is spelled hallah.

Rose Treat

Edgartown

Editor’s Note: The writer refers to “Hallelujah for challah!” by Whit Griswold, published in the August 12 Times.