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Matzah and the Forbidden Fruit

Matzah and the Forbidden Fruit

Only matza has a blessing designating eating it as a mitzva - the exact opposite of the forbidden fruit in the Garden of Eden.Rabbi Lazer Gurkow, 23/03/2021 16:58
How to avoid tension at the Seder

How to avoid tension at the Seder

Advice for parents worried about convincing children to take part in halakhically mandated parts of the Seder.Rabbi Baruch Efrati, 22/03/2021 09:00
Baking matza - the bread of faith in the labor camps

Baking matza - the bread of faith in the labor camps

This Passover, gather your family and tell this story. How, in each generation, Jews are persecuted, saved, and are stronger in our faith.Rabbi Eli Hecht, 17/03/2021 16:05
Former Minister Yehoshua Matza passes away

Former Minister Yehoshua Matza passes away

Matza served 18 years in Knesset as a member of the Likud party.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/12/2020 21:57
Rabbi David Bar-Hayim explains how to make matzah at home

Rabbi David Bar-Hayim explains how to make matzah at home

Presentation by Machon Shilo head Rabbi David Bar-Hayim.Mordechai Sones, 06/04/2020 20:37
Excited chimps get matzah for Passover

Excited chimps get matzah for Passover

Apes, elephants at Ramat Gan Safari thrilled to receive rare treat of matzah for Passover instead of bread.Gary Willig, 22/04/2019 17:14
Matzah character is huge in Holland — and not just among Jews

Matzah character is huge in Holland — and not just among Jews

'Max the Matzah' finds appeal in the Netherlands, even beyond country's 40,000 Jews.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 09/04/2019 08:07
Excited chimps get matzah for Passover

Excited chimps get matzah for Passover

Apes, elephants at Ramat Gan Safari thrilled to receive rare treat of matzah for Passover instead of bread.Gary Willig, 27/03/2018 16:29
This year-round matzah factory suffers losses on Pesach

This year-round matzah factory suffers losses on Pesach

How matzah became a household item for non-Jews in the Netherlands.JTA, 24/03/2018 20:26
Yahad rabbi takes on professor over anti-Passover rant

Yahad rabbi takes on professor over anti-Passover rant

'Why does it bother him to see Jews eating matzah?' asks Rabbi Meir Mazuz after ex-Ariel university professor slams Jews over tradition.David Rosenberg, 18/03/2018 21:14
Watch: German politician tastes matzah

Watch: German politician tastes matzah

Thomas Oppermann, chairman of second largest party in Germany, meets rabbi of the Jewish community in Berlin.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/03/2017 04:46
Polish Jews send matzah to TV boss who read anti-Semitic poem

Polish Jews send matzah to TV boss who read anti-Semitic poem

Jewish Community of Warsaw sends matzah to public television official accused of anti-Semitism.JTA, 02/02/2017 06:00
Watch: Ted Cruz makes Matzah in New York

Watch: Ted Cruz makes Matzah in New York

Republican presidential candidate visits a matzah bakery in New York ahead of the Passover holiday.Arutz Sheva, 08/04/2016 03:13
Girl power: Seminary matzah baking event

Girl power: Seminary matzah baking event

Around 200 girls participate in ‘spiritual and exciting experience’ of baking Passover matzot at Jerusalem’s Lindenbaum Seminary.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/04/2016 19:05
IDF Prepares for Holiday With 'Passover MREs'

IDF Prepares for Holiday With 'Passover MREs'

On-duty soldiers will be celebrating Passover at Seders on their bases around the country, and, where necessary in the field.Moshe Cohen, 01/04/2015 20:42
Unique Passover Remembrance: Matzah with Memory

Unique Passover Remembrance: Matzah with Memory

In honor of grandfather who built matzah factory in Siberia during World War II, man donates boxes for students to distribute to needy.Cynthia Blank, 26/03/2015 14:57
Watch: Colel Chabad's Passover Food 'Giveaway'

Watch: Colel Chabad's Passover Food 'Giveaway'

Some 20,000 families will be able to celebrate Passover properly, thanks to the Colel Chabad organization.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/03/2015 14:49
Watch: Bringing TA Jews to Judaism Through Matzah

Watch: Bringing TA Jews to Judaism Through Matzah

Arutz Sheva speaks with head of NPO connecting secular Jews with their faith, giving a Pesach experience with depth - and taste.Yoni Kempinski, Ari Yashar, 25/03/2015 21:36
Witness The Making of Matzah, From Field to Oven

Witness The Making of Matzah, From Field to Oven

Fascinating video shows intricate process of making the traditional unleavened bread for upcoming Passover holiday.Yoni Kempinski, Ari Yashar, 02/04/2014 12:58
Netanyahu Bakes Passover Matzah For First Time

Netanyahu Bakes Passover Matzah For First Time

PM takes break from diplomacy to visit Chabad factory and bake traditional unleavened bread. Hareidi MK slams 'PR stunt.'Hezki Baruch, Ari Yashar, 01/04/2014 18:20
Lebanese Daily Renews Age-Old Jewish Blood Libel

Lebanese Daily Renews Age-Old Jewish Blood Libel

Lebanese daily publishes article claiming that Jews eat matzah made with blood of non-Jews during holiday of Passover.Arutz Sheva staff, 02/04/2013 06:22
Beit El's Rabbi Melamed Bakes Matzot

Beit El's Rabbi Melamed Bakes Matzot

Rabbi Zalman Melamed of Beit El visited a local bakery and personally took part in baking matzot for the holiday of Passover.Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 04/04/2012 07:15
Don't Just Learn about Matzot - Bake Them

Don't Just Learn about Matzot - Bake Them

In a special project for Passover, students in the Noam yeshiva high school in Jerusalem joined together to bake hundreds of matzot.Elad Benari & Hezki Baruch, 25/03/2012 06:14
Burning the Hametz

Burning the Hametz

, 17/04/2011 00:00
Tourists: Bake Matza in Israel

Tourists: Bake Matza in Israel

Looking for something different to do in Israel for Passover? Join the Matza-Baking Extravaganza in Bet El on Sunday afternoon, April 17.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 06/04/2011 13:44
For Passover: Cheap Chickens

For Passover: Cheap Chickens

Pre-Passover shoppers will be able to buy chickens and matzoh for one shekel a kilogram – 13 cents a pound – as a supermarket chain cuts prices.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 30/03/2011 11:12
Israeli Arabs Like Matzoh

Israeli Arabs Like Matzoh

During the week of Passover, most Jews are eating only unleavened bread. But oddly enough, Arabs are also eating matzoh.Hana Levi Julian, 04/04/2010 09:57
Breaking Bread for Passover?

Breaking Bread for Passover?

Nearly everyone realizes that on Passover, one eats matzah, not bread, unless you are California's US Republican Senate candidate Carly Fiorina.Hana Levi Julian, 31/03/2010 18:58
Largest Matza, Seder Hospitality

Largest Matza, Seder Hospitality

World's largest matzah was on display in Jerusalem today – culminating a month-long project that found Seder-hosting for 4,000 people nationwide.Hillel Fendel, 25/03/2010 15:54
Forged "Kosher" Matzahs

Forged "Kosher" Matzahs

Israel's Chief Rabbinate announces: Two widely-distributed matzah types are not Kosher for Passover, and their kosher certifications are forged.Hillel Fendel, 25/03/2010 15:06
Soft, Shmurah and Other Matzahs

Soft, Shmurah and Other Matzahs

Learn about Yemenite and other Matzahs and watch INN and INR staffers in a joyous matzah-baking fest in honor of the upcoming holiday of Passover.Hillel Fendel, 25/03/2010 00:54