Handmade matzah is not just the traditional loaf of unleavened bread. It is also symbolic of our opportunity to choose to be simple and serviceable in our lives, not puffed-up with self-importance and
Baking the matzah is a perfect picture of a trial by fire, our experience of learning to relinquish the old beliefs and behaviors that do not add to our life, our growth and our contributions to the world.
Handmade matzah portrays our annual opportunity to remember, especially on Seder night, that we are being set free from bondage, in our real lives, right now. Matzah portrays Freedom!