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



(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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Looking to the shmurah matzah, Rabbi Fogelman said there is an important lesson to be learned on this high religious holiday about humility and humbleness.
When the Hebrews left Egypt they went with their minimal belongings, they baked some bread for the journey, placed it on their backs to bake and because it didn't rise, it became Matzah instead.
Matzah is a large, flat cracker that is made of flour and water and is typically eaten during Passover.
Especially enticing is the "touch and feel" aspects, whereby youngsters can see and touch the shiny, sticky drops of wine, and feel the leather of the Hagada (Haggadah), the bumpy matza (matzah), and the silky matzah bag.
I have a Haggada with a ruler printed on the binding to enable one to measure the precise size of the matzah one eats at the Seder; some people play "beat-the-clock" at the Seder, cramming a huge "olive's bulk" of Matzah into their mouths before a brief time expires.
Or, that in 1942, matzah for the Passover holiday was made in Ireland by using old copper pennies notched along the edges to prickle the surface of the unleaven bread.
Gerry Cohn, Matzah Rising Farm, Snow Camp, North Carolina.
Take for instance the two best selling t-shirts: "Biker's with Matzah Balls," and "100% Kosher All Beef Biker.
Asks Every Jew to Fight Anti-Semitism 'One Matzah at a Time' --
The three-course Seder will include homemade meal options including a mesclun and arugula salad, roasted beet salad, choice of matzah ball and potato leek soups, braised prime beef brisket, chicken breast Marsala, Moroccan salmon, scrumptious desserts, the traditional four cups of wine, soft drinks and full-service bar.
And my untraditional latkes (I use pancake mix instead of matzah meal, and have been known to add sweet potatoes to one version, grated carrots and beets to another) might not be up to the family tradition.