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matzo

, matzoh, matza, matzah
a brittle very thin biscuit of unleavened bread, traditionally eaten during Passover

Matzo

 

(Unleavened Bread) thin wafer of unleavened dough; Jews eat matzos during Passover instead of leavened bread, which is prohibited at that time.

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Matzoh emerges as the Ur object, the subject of Adam Rolston's huge Pop icons, Rhonda Lieberman's matzoh-meal box cum objet de luxe, Nurit Newman's bejeweled matzoh-meal crowns, and two works by Neil Goldberg, including his homage to the kings of comedy (Shecky Greene, Jack Carter, Alan King, Dick Capri, London Lee, and Freddie Roman).
Goose fat allowed them to make their own versions of many local dishes (like derma, also known as kishkas, or the dumpling-like kreplach or matzoh balls) while avoiding the use of lard (definitely not kosher) or butter, which would limit dishes (particularly desserts) to vegetarian meals.
Where else could a Jew buy matzohs in the middle of winter