Post Tagged with: "Passover"

A worker at the Lubavitch Matzah Bakery in Crown Heights wraps a bundle of shmurah matzos. (Photo courtesy of Rabbi Chaim Landa, Chabad Lubavitch, via Brooklyn Daily Eagle)

Making Matzo in Brooklyn

Brooklyn, Food, Jewish April 17, 2019 at 5:36 pm

Ahead of Passover, Brooklyn Daily Eagle looks at two kinds of matzo being produced in the borough, one made in Orthodox Jewish-run bakeries and the other by a company taking a “culturally-based” approach.

Streit’s is the only matzo company that uses a convection oven to bake their matzo, allowing it to be browned on both sides. (Photo by Jenny Powers via The Forward)

Streit’s Matzo Now Made in Rockland County

Business, Food, Jewish, Metro Area March 20, 2018 at 4:03 pm

The Forward visits Streit’s, the historic Lower East Side matzo bakery now located in Rockland County, as it makes its “Kosher for Passover” matzo.

Imam Ahmed Dewidar of the Islamic Society of Mid-Manhattan addressing attendees at the "Passover in a Mosque" seder on April 6. (Photo by Kinue Imai Weinstein for Voices of NY)

Passover Seder, in a Mosque

Jewish, Manhattan, Muslim April 10, 2017 at 6:18 pm

Jews, Muslims and members of other faiths came together for the second annual “Passover in a Mosque” at the Islamic Society of Mid-Manhattan.

Making matzoh at Chabad of Bay Ridge (Photo by Georgine Benvenuto of Brooklyn Daily)

In Brooklyn, Learning How Matzoh is Made

Brooklyn, Food, Jewish, Traditions April 14, 2016 at 4:07 pm

As children learned how to make matzoh at the Chabad in Bay Ridge, they also learned the reason why the unleavened flatbread is consumed at Passover, Brooklyn Daily reports.

(Photo by Karen Shakerdge for Voices of NY)

An Iraqi Seder in Queens

Congregants of a synagogue in Jamaica, Queens, celebrated Passover with an Iraqi-style Seder.

Assembly Members Joe Lentol and Dov Hikind join Brooklyn DA Ken Thompson and Jewish leaders at the Brooklyn Navy Yard (Photo via Greenpoint Gazette)l

Distributing Food for Passover in Brooklyn

Brooklyn, Food, Jewish April 2, 2015 at 2:16 pm

Across Brooklyn, food was distributed to the needy in advance of Passover, report Brooklyn Daily and Greenpoint Gazette.

Photo via Jewish Daily Forward video

The Breadcrumb ‘Exorcism’ of Passover

In the News, Jewish, Traditions, Video April 10, 2014 at 2:13 pm

A video from The Jewish Daily Forward speaks to the breadcrumb, whose days are numbered in the weeks leading up to Passover.

Volunteers pack up food packages at a popup Passover food pantry in Brooklyn (Photo by Claudio Papapietro)

Amid Passover Celebrations, Some Jewish Brooklynites Struggle

Economy, Food April 9, 2012 at 4:05 pm

Passover, which celebrates a delivery from suffering and slavery, is a festival of feasting and reflection. But for many Jewish Brooklynites, this is not a time of plenty, The Jewish Daily Forward reported.

Kim Ima, owner of the Treats Truck, with her apple Passover cake. (Photo by Jason Florio / Feet in 2 Worlds)

Two Holidays, One Weekend

Culture, In the News, Religion April 6, 2012 at 1:43 pm

Both Christians and Jews will be celebrating important holidays this weekend, and there was plenty of coverage of both Easter and Passover in the ethnic and community press. Here are two articles that caught our attention.

Imported Matzo Undercuts American Product

Food, Religion April 5, 2012 at 4:40 pm

In the shopping frenzy before Passover begins, cheap or free matzo is one of the ways that supermarkets draw in customers. But the rush to undercut each other on matzo givaways has led many retailers to cheap Israeli products, which has hurt American matzo manufacturers. Meanwhile, Jewish Food has a moment in high-end NYC kitchens.

Voices in Focus: A Family Split by ICE, Then Splintered by Social Services

Asian, Culture, Immigration, South American February 20, 2012 at 10:06 am

A petition to reunite a family; a Hasidic custody battle fought on Facebook; Hondurans abroad react to news of prison fire; The Jewish Week crowd-sources its Passover coverage; and a journalist explains why he dropped a personal bombshell.

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