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In the Model Matzah Bakery, children learn how Shmurah Matzah is made - literally from "scratch". Dressed in baker's hats, children start from threshing and winnowing natural wheat stalks, separating the wheat from the chaff.
By crushing the brittle wheat, participants effectively thresh the wheat, breaking up the chaff and wheat grain.   Next, the children winnow, or separate the whole wheat grains from the near weightless chaff on the spot. 
Now the children collect the accumulated wheat grain into rustic hand-driven millstones that really have the look and feel of 1000 years ago.  In an exciting competition, the children grind the wheat grain into flour.
The resulting whole flour is sifted and separated into fine flour, and wheat germ.  Then the children are ready to begin mixing the flour and water into Matzah dough.
Once the 18 minute clock starts the children quickly mix and knead the dough.  Then the dough is rolled out, and riddled full of holes with special Matzah perforators.  Now the matzot are rushed to the "brick" oven in the hope of baking the entire batch of Matzot in just 18 minutes. (however, these will not be for kosher for Pesach).


Since the Matzah that the children produce themselves will not be kosher for Passover each child will take home an individually boxed, full-sized, delicious Shmura Matzah that is Kosher LePesach. The boxes will also include the Four Questions (also transliterated) as well as a Pesach Guide. The Model Matzah Bakery is guaranteed to generate excitement for Pesach and a renewed appreciation of Matzah Shmurah!
We can accommodate approximately 60 participants per hour.
For schools who book in advance, a video about the authentic method of producing Shmura Matzah called "Let's Bake Matzot," is recommended for in-school preview (ideally on a separate day) before taking part in the Model Matzah Bakery.
Additional Shmura Matzah at institutional bulk rates is available - call for details .

To the Organizer:
The Traditional Crafts of the Jewish People workshop sessions are the perfect opportunity to invite parents to participate in these educational hands-on programs for a generation connecting experience.