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- (2) People who hold by the stringency against eating wetted matzah.
- (1) Matzah that is mixed with liquid during cooking; avoided by scrupulously observant because of the possibility that unbaked flour in the matzah could be exposed to the liquid and thereby become chametz, forbidden during Passover.
- My mother never served matzah balls at Pesach -- they're gebrokts.
- I only make matzah brei after Pesach -- we're gebrokts.
Languages of Origin
געבראָכטס 'broken,' for the pieces into which matzah is broken for use in cooking with liquid.
Who Uses This
Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)
North America, Great Britain, South Africa, Australia / New Zealand
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