How much dough is one to separate for Hafrashas Challah?

How much dough is one to separate:[1] Lechatchila, the custom is to separate one Kezayis [approximately 28 grams[2]] of dough. If one separated less than this amount it is nevertheless valid.


[1] Rama 322:5

[2] Following the ruling of Rav Avraham Chaim Naah. However according to the Chazon Ish one separates 55 grams.

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