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On the first day of Passover, matzo is a novelty. Exotic, even.
DIY, or do-it-yourself culture was born out of price-fueled rage at capitalism, that systematically perpetuated scam designed to pry our hard-earned dollars out of our cold dead hands. DIY culture is the practice of creating, modifying, fixing or perfecting something without the (paid) help of professionals. Take that, cabinet makers, Apple Geniuses and Ikea handymen of first-world countries everywhere! This craftsmanship-empowered-uniqueness has extended to all aspects of some adventurous peoples’ lives, from handmade jewelry to crocheted baby clothing to semi-hygienic recyclable cloth diapers crafted from your great grandmother’s curtains. So why not matzo?
According to Chabad.org, more than 1 million pounds of shmurah matzo, or handmade matzo, will be created and sold this year. In fact, when Barack Obama hosted the first White House seder in 2009, shmurah matzo was present. Demand for this tasteless, complicated-to-digest artisanal cracker continues to rise.
The anthropomorphised spectacled bear who delighted generations of British children is now coming to Israel, just in time for Passover break, and is putting marmalade aside for…matzo.
After the weeklong holiday, during which Jews are commanded to consume matzah to commemorate their ancestors’ hurried flight out of Egypt, demand for the famously tasteless cracker drops sharply.