“breaking.” A step of the Pesach (Passover) seder when a whole piece of matzah is broken in half. The larger half is set aside as the afikoman. Often younger participants are involved in a game of “find the afikoman.”
Learn about the Shabbat customs, traditions, and practices observed in synagogues and Jewish communities throughout the world.
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