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Definition of the noun matzah
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noun - plural: matzahs
- brittle flat bread eaten at Passover
Matzah a.k.a. Matzo, matza or matzah; is an unleavened bread traditionally eaten by Jews during the week-long Passover holiday, when eating chametz—bread and other food made with leavened grain—is forbidden according to Jewish religious law.
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ספר טללי אורות (2003)
הגדה של פסח
Matzah is a type of lechem (DnV) = bread, and the Torah (Devarim 16:3) calls it ' Jy DnV (lechem oni).
by Ina Taylor
It is called matzah and looks like cracker biscuits. Three matzot are put under a cover on the festive table. The first two pieces will be blessed and eaten. Pieces of the third one, called afikomen, are hidden for the children to find. Each person ...
by Deeanna Koven
Matzah is a picture of purity, the total removal of all sin, which sours our lives. Therefore, it is a wonderful representation of Yeshua Who was totally without sin. Before the matzah is baked, it is pierced with holes in straight rows to keep it from ...
Psychological Healing Practices from the World's Religious Traditions by Sharon G. Mijares
The matzah is a constant reminder that we must remain humble; through humility we can remain balanced and ...
Creating Judaism (2006)
History, Tradition, Practice by Michael L. Satlow
Matzah is a mix of flour and water cooked within eighteen minutes of mixing. Avoidance, for them, means not simply refraining from eating these products but ridding one's residence of them totally. Even utensils and dishes that have been ...
by Gene Lapansie
Matzah is the perfect picture of God the Son 159...
The New Jewish Encyclopedia (1976)
by David Bridger, Samuel Wolk
UNLEAVENED BREAD Called Matzah in Hebrew and eaten by Jews during the festival of Passover. It is made only of flour and water, in the form of thin perforated cakes, so that baking may be quick in order to prevent fermentation. The Bible ...
Dictionary of Jewish Words (2010)
A JPS Guide by Joyce Eisenberg, Ellen Scolnic
matzah 101 Enlightenment movement that was begun in Germany by Moses Mendelssohn in the late 18th century and lasted into the 19th century.The maskilim considered much of Judaism to be old-fashioned and wanted to experience what ...
The Ashkenazic and Sephardic Rites by Macy Nulman
AL AKHILAT MATZAH commandment, eating maror in our days (after the destruction of the Temple), is a rabbinic commandment.l When reciting this blessing, one should have in mind the maror that will be eaten as a sandwich a little later in ...
by Geoffrey W. Dennis
Unleavened Bread: (Matzah). A large, crackerlike wafer that is eaten throughout the holiday of Passover in place of risen bread. It is eaten to commemorate both the slavery and liberation our ancestors experienced. Matzah is made using only ...
by Bruno Becchio, Johannes P. Schadé
During Passover unleavened bread (matzah) is eaten; no leaven at all may be used, a reminder of the hasty departure. Jesus gave a new meaning to the Passover, known as the Lord's Supper. Preparing for the holiday begins in every home ...
by Robert Michael, Philip Rosen
• MATZAH OF ZION, THE "justifying" the persecution of Jews throughout two millennia while exonerating the Romans. Suggested Reading: Peter Richardson and David Granshaw, Anti- Judaism in Early Christianity (Waterloo, ON: Wilfred ...
by Alan Avery-Peck, Jacob Neusner
Matzah topical subdivision of the Mishnah, Tosefta, Talmud, or other Rabbinic documents. Matzah Unleavened bread, used during the eight-day festival of PASSOVER in place of leavened bread. Referred to in the HAGGADAH as “the ...
by Wendy Doniger, Merriam-Webster, Inc
HAGAR Traditional Seder accoutrements for Passover: matzah, Seder plate, wine cup, and Haggadah Lambert — Archive Photos Haftarah is read from an ordinary printed book and includes both. The Haftarah is given its own musical system, ...
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- Passover Seder 5771 - Shmurah matzah
These are hand-formed and fired in a blistering hot oven just seconds after being rolled out.
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- Matzah and Candlesticks
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- Matzah cover
Medium: silk embroidery on linen; cotton
Repository: Yeshiva University Museum
Call Number: 1990.058
Rights Information: No known copyright restrictions; may be subject to third party rights. For more copyright information...
- Matzah Baklavah
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- Matzah cover
Title: Matzah cover
Description: Circular cover with lace trim, ribbons and embroidery. White background, wreath of pink and blue flower and leaves, joined by blue ribbon. Seven applied blue ribbons with button at center with red stone. Hebrew inscription. Three pockets. Reverse inscribed FM with flowers.
Date: circa 1931
Medium: silk, cotton, cotton lace, silk embroidery...
- Bluefish/Matzah shrine
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- Matzah Brie
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The value of this 6-letter word is 20 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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