Matzo

Workers at the Pupa and Zehlem Matzoh Bakery on Broadway make Matzoh April 9, 2006 in Williamsburg.  (Photo by Michael Brown/Getty Images)

Break Out The Matzo: Passover Has Begun

The holiday celebrates the Israelites’ exodus from years of slavery in Egypt.

04/14/2014

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

Volunteers prepare Passover donations at Masbia Soup Kitchen in Flatbush (credit: CBS 2)

Brooklyn Soup Kitchen Notes High Demand Ahead Of Passover

At Masbia Soup Kitchen in Flatbush, the line was out the door on Thursday as those in need picked up Passover essentials like matzo and kosher wine.

03/21/2013

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