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Students Make Their Own Matzah in Ukraine

April 13, 2009 9:00 AM
Almost 20 years after the collapse of Communism, numerous bakeries have sprung up all across the former Soviet Union, where Jewish communities collectively hand bake the traditional unleavened Passover bread known as matzah. Beginning weeks before the holiday, the bakery in Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine, shipped its products to locations all over the globe, while children in cities near and far learned firsthand just how complicated it is to make the special food.
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A baker puts hand-rolled matzahs in the oven at a bakery in Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine.
A baker puts hand-rolled matzahs in the oven at a bakery in Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine.

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