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Why do we eat Matzah on Passover?

Passover and Matzah is a match made in Heaven. The Torah says:1 "In the first month on the fourteenth day in the evening you shall eat...

How much Matzah must I eat?

Other than during the Seder we have no obligation to eat any Matzah1, and you can therefore eat as much or as little as you like. To fulfill the Mitzvah...

What is the spiritual difference between Chametz and Matzah?

Chametz (leaven) dough that has risen symbolizes inflated ego and arrogance, while matzah that keeps a low profile, represents humility and suspension of...

What is Gebrokts and what's it got to do with not eating Matzah Balls?

Question: Is it true that some people do not eat Matzah Ball Soup on Passover? Thanks,Musthaveit Answer: While Matzah Ball Soup is a Passover favorite,...

What Blessing do we recite over Matzah?

For most Matzah1 we recite the same blessing we recite for bread: Baruch atta Ado-noy Elo-hai-nu Melech ha'olam Hamotzi Lechem Min Ha’aretz....

Can we eat Matzah before Passover?

We do not eat Matzah the day of the Seder meal1. For instance, if the first Seder were to be a Monday night, then we do not eat any Matzah Monday day.2 The...

What is Matzah?

Matzah is a cracker like flat bread that comes in various shapes, sizes, and flavors. The word Matzah most often reminds you of (the kosher section in...

What is Shemurah Matzah?

Shemurah Matzah is (usually) hand-baked, unlike ordinary matzah, which is machine processed. Shemurah Matzah is more labor-intensive and is produced under...

Is Egg Matzah okay for Passover use?

The Short Answer: Egg Matzah is not ok for the Seder - when there is an obligation to eat "Matzah". As for the rest of Passover, Sephardic...

Passover: A Matter of Taste?

“In every generation a person is obligated to regard himself as if he had come out of Egypt” - The Haggadah. Though the seder traditionally...