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Definition of the noun matzah

What does matzah mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: matzahs

  1. 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.

There are other foods with Matzah in their name, like Matzah ball and Matzah brei.

Phrases with Matzah

  1. matzah ball
  2. matzah meal
  3. Egg Matzah

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Matzah

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Google previewספר 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).

Google previewJudaism, with Jewish Moral Issues (2001)

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 ...

Google previewRestoring God's People Back to the Roots of Biblical Faith (2012)

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 ...

Google previewModern Psychology and Ancient Wisdom (2014)

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 ...

Google previewCreating 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 ...

Google previewGetting to Know Jesus the Messiah (2004)

by Gene Lapansie

Matzah is the perfect picture of God the Son 159...

Google previewThe 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 ...

Google previewDictionary 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 ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Jewish Prayer (1996)

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 ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Jewish Myth, Magic and Mysticism (2007)

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 ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of World Religions (2006)

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 ...

Google previewDictionary of Antisemitism from the Earliest Times to the Present (2007)

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 ...

Google previewThe Routledge Dictionary of Judaism (2004)

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 ...

Google previewMerriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of World Religions (1999)

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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Scrabble value of M3A1T1Z10A1H4

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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