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Parshat Korach: Mateh Aharon

June 21, 2011

“Moses spoke to the children of Israel, and all their chieftains gave him a staff for each chieftain according to their fathers’ houses, [a total of] twelve staffs, and Aaron’s staff was amidst their staffs.”

“And on the following day Moses came to the Tent of Testimony, and behold, Aaron’s staff for the house of Levi had blossomed! It gave forth blossoms, sprouted buds, and produced ripe almonds.”

For Korach, my parsha project is making matot (staffs; singular mateh). The inspiration is a Japanese snack known as “Pocky.” I dipped thin breadsticks in melted pareve chocolate bark. I also used thin pretzels. Any kind of pretzel rod or stick or breadstick will work.

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