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Matza, pl. matzot (mah-tzah,mah-tzot) — Unleavened bread; also, eighth step in Passover seder
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Seder: Three Matzas
Introduction to Three Matzas (Matzot)
The seder table also has a stack of three matzas ( matzot ),...
Magid: Tell the Story
Pesach, Matza, and Maror
Pesach, matza, and maror should be read and explained with special...
Koreich: Eat the Sandwich
Koreich: How Much Matza To Eat
You need eat only 0.95 fl. oz. (28 ml) of matza within four minutes of...
Yashan: Halachot
Yashan and Matza
Matza is normally made from winter wheat and so does not normally have...
Matza: Why
Matza: Meaning
Matza represents: Food of poor people, and The...
Matza: What Kind
Hand Shmura Matza or Machine Shmura Matza
Hand shmura matza has some advantage in that it was made with the...
Matza: What Kind
When Shmura Matza Is Necessary
The only time you must use shmura matza is for the four commandments...
Matza: How Much
How Much Matza To Eat
Motzi, Matza For motzi and matza together, you must eat at...
Motzi/Matza: Blessings
How To Do Motzi and Matza
The seder leader says the blessing “ ha’motzi ”...
Motzi/Matza: Blessings
Why Two Blessings over Matza
We say two blessings over the matza : ha’motzi lechem min...
Passover: Food Items
Matza (Oat)
There is no question that oat matza properly made and supervised...
Passover: Food Items
Matza (Unopened)
Kosher for Passover matza in unopened packages stays kosher for...
Passover Eve: When To Stop Eating Matza
When To Stop Eating Matza
You may not eat matza after daybreak on the day before the Passover...
Passover Night(s): Eating Matza
When Eating Matza Is Obligatory
The only time when matza must be eaten to fulfill the commandment of...
Passover: Chol HaMoed and Ending Day(s): Blessings for Matza Brei
Matza Brei Blessing
The blessing on matza brei is mezonot, as long as the pieces of...
Yachatz: Break the Matza
Breaking the Middle Matza
Break the middle of the three matzas and hide the...
Magid: Tell the Story
Why Matza and Not Bread
Question: Why didn't the Israelites bake bread (the Torah says...
Introduction to Shabbat: Meals
Introduction to Shabbat: Meals
Three Shabbat Meals We are required to eat three Shabbat meals, as...
Seder: Principles
Seder: Purpose
It is praiseworthy to tell the story of Passover even if you know all...
After-Blessings (Bracha Achrona): Minimum Measurements
Introduction to After-Blessings (Bracha Achrona): Minimum Measurements
To say any after-blessing/ bracha achrona ( al ha’michya , al...
Seder: Steps
The 15 Steps in the Seder
Kadeish U'rchatz Karpas Yachatz Magid...
Hidur Mitzva/Mehadrin
Hidur Mitzva/Mehadrin
Almost all mitzvot may be enhanced by: Making them...
Magid: Tell the Story
V'Hi She'Amda and Lefichach
When we lift up our wine cups at v’hi she’amda and at...
Koreich: Eat the Sandwich
How To Eat Koreich
To eat the koreich: Put some bitter herbs on the matza....
GOOD ADVICE
Throwing Out Bread
Bread should never be thrown into trash or garbage. If you have leftover...
Bareich: Say Birkat HaMazon
Forgetting Afikoman
If you said birkat ha’mazon at the seder but had forgotten...
Introduction to Separating Challa
Introduction to Separating Challa
Although challa refers to the two loaves of bread (or matza ) over...
Introduction to Jewish Festivals: Meals
Introduction to Jewish Festival "Eating a Meal" Requirements
We are required to eat two meals on Jewish festivals , each preceded...
Seder: Practices: Halachot
Leaning to the Left
Every male (13 years old and above) at the seder is required by...
What To Use for Challa
What Is Challa
C halla refers to the two loaves of bread (or matza ) over which we...
Introduction to Food Nullification: Foods
Introduction to Food Nullification: Foods
Categories of Batel /Nullification Categories of nullification of...
Volume/Solid
Volume/Solid
K’Zayit K’zayit is variously defined as being the...
Women: Time-Based Positive Commandments (Mitzvot): Obligations
Women: Time-Based Positive Commandments/Mitzvot: Obligations
In addition to prayer obligations (see Women: Minimal Prayer ), women...

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