Tags Tags

Matza

News and updates about Matza

Jake Tapper gave Zelenskyy matzah during Passover

Jake Tapper spent Passover this year in Ukraine - and offered matzah to the country's President.

Jake Tapper gave Zelenskyy matzah during Passover

Matza of love

Israel's first chief rabbi: In the Torah, the Jews were told to eat matza two weeks before Pesach, so what is the real reason we eat matza?

Matza of love

Now that Pesach has finished - yes, you read this correctly

Pesach on the 14th of Nissan and the Festival of Matzot which begins on the 15th and lasts for seven days are two separate Festivals

Now that Pesach has finished-yes you read this correctly

Passover: The Hillel Sandwich

Israel's first Chief Rabbi: If we know the significance of matza and maror, we will understand Hillel's way of eating them.

Passover: The Hillel Sandwich

'When one has matza and maror before them' – Halakhically mandated props of a great story

Seder night is reliving a great story, becoming part of the night it all started. Read here about its meaning and foundations of our faith.

'Matza and maror before them' – Halakhically mandated props

Russia's Chief Rabbi Berel Lazar: We use our connections to save Jewish lives

"The Russian government realizes that helping Ukrainian Jews doesn't mean identifying with Ukraine. We don't hide what we're doing."

Russia's Chief Rabbi: We use our connections to save lives

War in Ukraine puts a crunch on matzah prices

US matzah prices expected to rise this year as supplies from Ukraine cut off due to Russian invasion.

War in Ukraine puts a crunch on matzah prices

Passover in Namibia, Seder in Japan: The Jewish communities you never knew about

50,000 sets of matzah and wine to be distributed to Jewish communities in 30 different countries on behalf of a Jewish donor from Australia.

Passover in Namibia, Seder in Japan

Matzah factory accident: Employee's hand trapped in machine

Young man evacuated in moderate condition to Beilinson hospital in Petah Tikva.

Matzah factory accident: Employee's hand trapped in machine

1st communal matzah baking in Gulf Jewish communities

Association of Gulf Jewish Communities to bring 775 pounds of matzah to Gulf Jewish communities for this Passover.

1st communal matzah baking in Gulf Jewish communities

Netherlands: Factory offers free matzah for children

Dutch matzah factory gives away Passover product to 35,000 schoolkids.

Netherlands: Free matzah for children

The world's largest matzah

20 feet of crunch: 13-pound, 20-foot long matzah baked in Bnei Brak breaks world record.

The world's largest matzah

Tzav-Pesach - Bread of many lessons

In Parashat Tzav, we read that the Kohen is allowed only matza from the mincha offering. On Pesach, all of us are a nation of priests.

Tzav-Pesach - Bread of many lessons

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.

Matzah and the Forbidden Fruit

How to avoid tension at the Seder

Advice for parents worried about convincing children to take part in halakhically mandated parts of the Seder.

How to avoid tension at the Seder

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.

Baking matza - the bread of faith in the labor camps

Former Minister Yehoshua Matza passes away

Matza served 18 years in Knesset as a member of the Likud party.

Former Minister Yehoshua Matza passes away

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

Presentation by Machon Shilo head Rabbi David Bar-Hayim.

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

Excited chimps get matzah for Passover

Apes, elephants at Ramat Gan Safari thrilled to receive rare treat of matzah for Passover instead of bread.

Excited chimps get matzah for Passoverplayer

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.

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

Excited chimps get matzah for Passover

Apes, elephants at Ramat Gan Safari thrilled to receive rare treat of matzah for Passover instead of bread.

Excited chimps get matzah for Passoverplayer

This year-round matzah factory suffers losses on Pesach

How matzah became a household item for non-Jews in the Netherlands.

This year-round matzah factory suffers losses on Pesach

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.

Yahad rabbi takes on professor over anti-Passover rant

Watch: German politician tastes matzah

Thomas Oppermann, chairman of second largest party in Germany, meets rabbi of the Jewish community in Berlin.

Watch: German politician tastes matzahplayer

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.

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

Watch: Ted Cruz makes Matzah in New York

Republican presidential candidate visits a matzah bakery in New York ahead of the Passover holiday.

Watch: Ted Cruz makes Matzah in New Yorkplayer

Girl power: Seminary matzah baking event

Around 200 girls participate in ‘spiritual and exciting experience’ of baking Passover matzot at Jerusalem’s Lindenbaum Seminary.

Girl power: Seminary matzah baking event

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.

IDF Prepares for Holiday With 'Passover MREs'

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.

Unique Passover Remembrance: Matzah with Memory

Watch: Colel Chabad's Passover Food 'Giveaway'

Some 20,000 families will be able to celebrate Passover properly, thanks to the Colel Chabad organization.

Watch: Colel Chabad's Huge Passover Food 'Giveaway'player

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.

Watch: Bringing Tel Aviv Jews Closer to Judaism Through Matzahplayer

Witness The Making of Matzah, From Field to Oven

Fascinating video shows intricate process of making the traditional unleavened bread for upcoming Passover holiday.

Witness The Making of Matzah, From The Field to The Ovenplayer

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.'

Netanyahu Bakes Passover Matzah For First Timeplayer

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.

Lebanese Daily Renews Age-Old Jewish Blood Libel

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.

Beit El's Rabbi Melamed Actively Participates in Matzah Bakingplayer

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.

Don't Just Learn about Matzot - Bake Themplayer

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.

Tourist Attraction: Bake Your Own Matza

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.

Pre-Passover Miracle Prices: Chickens for 13 Cents a Pound

Israeli Arabs Like Matzoh

During the week of Passover, most Jews are eating only unleavened bread. But oddly enough, Arabs are also eating matzoh.

Israeli Arabs Like Matzoh

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.

Breaking Bread for Passover in California?