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Matzah: Bread of Poverty

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Matzah: Bread of Poverty

The requirement to eat bland, unleavened bread i.e. Matzah made exclusively from flour and water at the Seder, is unique to our observance. By contrast, at the original Seder in Egypt on the night before the Exodus, it was permissible to eat enriched matzah, i.e. flour mixed with fruit juice or egg. In explaining the reason for this difference, this class reveals the spiritual significance of matzah and its critical message for experiencing true personal growth.(Based on Likutei Sichos vol. 16, p. 122.)
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Rochel Chein for April 7, 2014

Gluten-free Hi Marcia, you can find information on gluten-free matzah at this link, and many of our Passover recipes here are gluten free too. Reply

Marcia Chatsworth CA April 6, 2014

I am gluten intolerant recently diagnosed, any suggestions for Passover ? Reply

juana medina Michigan April 2, 2014

opinion "matzah for poverty", but in this century they are too expensive to afford it. Reply

Anonymous JERUSALEM March 21, 2013

matza if I am correct the GRA holds that matza is a mitzva to eat every day since it says shivas yomim tochllu matzos Reply

This class analyzes an aspect of the weekly Torah portion or upcoming holiday. While providing a basic understanding of the subject matter, the lesson delves into its deeper and more complex dimensions with emphasis on the spiritual relevance to our daily lives. Inspiration for both the novice and advanced student.
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