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There is a short passage in the book of Exodus that has beguiled and befuddled rabbinic scholars throughout the ages. It occurs immediately after the burning bush sequence, as Moses, his wife Zipporah, and their son, leave Zipporah’s homeland and travel to Egypt, where Moses plans to demand freedom for the enslaved Israelites. Suddenly, the text reads:
When is a fish not a fish?
On the first day of Passover, matzo is a novelty. Exotic, even.
In Israeli hospitals, visitors were astonished to find their bags rummaged through for contraband upon entry - only in this case contraband was not guns or drugs, but sandwiches and cookies.
No, she won’t cook each meal individually. And yes, it will be part of a mass produced roll-out of Joan-Nathan-branded Whole Foods chow. And no, you won’t have to cook a thing yourself.