matzah minyan

Pronunciations

matzah minyan (MAH-tsuh MIN-yin) listen

Definitions

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

Example Sentences

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

Languages of Origin

  • English
  • Textual Hebrew

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

      Alternative Spellings

      matza minyan, matzo minyan, matzoh minyan

Notes

  • Used, among times, in this lecture from 2012.

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