- braided egg-bread eaten on the Sabbath (known as challah elsewhere)
- The kitke looks delicious- did you make it yourself?
Languages of Origin
Yiddish, Lithuanian Yiddish
Who Uses This
Jews: Jews of diverse religious backgrounds and organizational involvements
the word exclusively used for challah by South African Jews. Example here: http://irreverentbaker.wordpress.com/2012/03/31/kitke-bread/ See also discussion of the geographic distribution of Yiddish words for braided Sabbath bread: https://forward.com/culture/2303/south-african-challah/
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