Aaron Gross

This is the last Passover on the Lower East Side for Streit's Matzo. (Credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Last Passover On Lower East Side For Streit’s Matzos As Company Plans To Move After 90 Years

The Streit’s factory is the oldest in the nation still churning out the unleavened flatbread that’s essential for Jewish holidays. About 2.5 million pounds of matzos were baked for April’s Passover holiday and distributed worldwide.

03/31/2015

Streit's Matzo

Matzo Makers Working Overtime As Passover Approaches

With just a week to go until the start of Passover, many were preparing for the holiday Monday by stocking up on matzo.

04/07/2014

A worker at the Streit's Matzo Co. - New York, NY - Apr 2, 2012 (credit: Peter Haskell / WCBS 880)

Matzo Makers Hard At Work On LES Ahead Of Passover

Jewish people eat matzo, and no leavened bread, during Passover because the their ancestors didn’t have time to allow the bread to rise as they were in their exodus from Egypt.

04/02/2012