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Shmurah Matzah

Shmurah Matzah

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Hand-Baked Shmurah Matzah

Round handmade shmurah matzah, baked especially for the Seder, is the Matzah with the highest standards in kashrut, tradition and taste. Unlike machine made matzah which is square, this matzah is round and is made the same way Jews have been making matzah for over 3000 years!

In 1991 Chabad-Lubavitch of Winnipeg imported 30 LB's of handmade shmurah matzah for all of Winnipeg. In 2015 - 25 years later, Chabad-Lubavitch imported over 300 LB's of handmade shmurah matzah for the Winnipeg community! 
Become a part of this uplifting and excited tradition and enhance your seder table with handmade shmurah matzah. Prices range from $20 to $32 per pound (approximately 6-7 matzot). Limited supply available.

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About Shmurah Matzah

Matzah is a bread made of dough from wheat, barley, oats, spelt or rye, that was baked within 18 minutes from the moment the flour was mixed with water. This dough had no time to ferment, and it does not rise.

Shmurah Matzah is a matzah baked from flour that was carefully guarded from dampness, from the moment of harvest. Ordinary matzah flour is only guarded from dampness, from the time it is milled. Shmurah Matzah is the preferred matzah for Pesach, especially for the Seder nights. Hand-baked Shmurah Matzah is the best matzah with which to fulfill the mitzvah of the Seder. Unlike machine matzah, which is shaped square, the hand-baked matzah is round.

Why Hand-Baked?
Baking matzah is a mitzvah. The matzah must be kneaded, rolled, and baked by a mature Jewish adult, who bakes it with the specific intention of using the matzah for the Seder. An automatic machine operation cannot introduce thought and intention into the baking; the genuine mitzvah is only fulfilled in a hand operation. The cost of hand-baked Matzah Shmurah is greater than machine matzah but it is well worth it!! 

Available in Winnipeg!
Hand-baked Shmurah Matzah is available at the Jewish Learning Centre.
Click here  to contact us and reserve your Matzah or call us at 204-339-8737. 

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