Matzah minyan

Alternative Spellings

Matze minyen, Matzoh minyon

Definitions

  • A morning service (shacharit) that lasts 18 minutes or shorter.

Example Sentences

  • The second minyen is really fast -- it's a matze minyen, starting at 6:15 and over before 6:35.

Languages of Origin

Textual Hebrew, English

Etymology

From the fact that matzoh is prepared in under 18 minutes.

Who Uses This

Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)

Regions

North America

Dictionaries

None

Notes

Used, among elsewhere, in this lecture from 2012: https://www.yutorah.org/daf.cfm/6004/berachot/2/a/

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