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Definition: matzah
(Hebrew, "unleavened bread"). Also spelled matzo or mazzah. Unleaved (non-yeast) bread used during Passover based on Exodus 12:39, in which the Israelites fled Egypt with only unleavened bread because they could not wait for the dough to rise. Called the "bread of affliction" based on Deuteronomy 16:3.
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Title matzah
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Last UpdatedJanuary 28, 2021
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MLA Citation “matzah.” ReligionFacts.com. 28 Jan. 2021. Web. Accessed 27 Sep. 2021. <religionfacts.com/matzah>