April 17, 2011
Anna Kan, a second-grader at Akiva Academy in Youngstown, prepares matzah dough. Susan Schonberger, Judaica coordinator, said the key is not to let the dough leaven or raise. Matzah, unleavened bread, is a reminder of how the ancient Israelites left Eygpt in haste and had no time to let their bread raise. Passover, which begins at sundown tonight, celebrates freedom.