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April 28, 2019

MATZAH, transliterated into English as matzah, matzoh, or matzo, is unleavened bread. The history of matzah goes back to early Biblical times. In Genesis we read of Lot baking matzah in Sodom for the two angelic visitors who came to his home. Unleavened bread is mentioned several other places in the Bible. Because matzah does not need to rise, it can be cooked in a very short time. As was the case with Lot, it was often baked and served fresh to unexpected guests. Matzah is most often associated with the seven-day Feast of Unleavened Bread, which begins immediately after Passover.

April 1, 2018

MATZAH, transliterated into English as matzah, matzoh, or matzo, is unleavened bread. The history of matzah goes back to early Biblical times. In Genesis we read of Lot baking matzah in Sodom for the two angelic visitors who came to his home. Unleavened bread is mentioned several other places in the Bible. Because matzah does not need to rise, it can be cooked in a very short time. As was the case with Lot, it was often baked and served fresh to unexpected guests.

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