Photo Friday: Celebrate the Festival of Unleavened Bread

Stand for Israel  |  March 26, 2021

Rabbi Eckstein eats unleavened bread at matzah factory, 2014
Yechiel Eckstein eating matzah in factory for Jews in the FSU

“Celebrate the Festival of Unleavened Bread, because it was on this very day that I brought your divisions out of Egypt. Celebrate this day as a lasting ordinance for the generations to come.” (Exodus 12:17)

Tonight at sundown, the Jewish people begin the most widely celebrated holiday on the Jewish calendar – Passover, the biblical festival mentioned above. This week, we share this photo from 2014, when our beloved Founder Rabbi Eckstein visited a factory in Israel to learn how matzah – the unleavened bread that Jews eat during Passover – is made. We wish a blessed Passover to our friends celebrating it over the coming days.

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