Tuesday, April 15, 2008

Goodbye to bread


Enjoy it while you can. From this Friday until the end of next week (most) Jews will not be tasting any bread at all.
Instead, during the whole week of Passover we will eat "the bread of affliction," matza.
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Here you see the huge Angel Bakeries--the silos, flour mill, production lines.
Angel distributes its loaves and rolls all over the country and also supplies the prisons and the Israel Defense Force.
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5 comments:

Rambling Round said...

No bread for a week? I would be hungry. Interesting though, and this place must make a whole lot of bread! I bet it is good, too.

Musings said...

Actually, I rather like matzas.

Kris McCracken said...

I never knew that people abstained from bread during passover. Thanks for sharing the story!

(I'd struggle without bread, I love it!)

Abraham Lincoln said...

Interesting post about the bread and the Jews not eating it. All news to me.

Chrisss said...

Dina, I never knew you abstrained from bread during passover, thanks for sharing this with us. I would love to try some matza :-)