matzo pizza, matza pizza, matzo-pizza, matzah-pizza, matza-pizza
- A nickname for Massapequa, a Long Island, NY, suburb with sizable Jewish and Italian populations.
- a dish eaten by American Jews during Passover, where a piece of matzah is covered with tomato sauce and cheese, and placed in the oven.
- "I can't wait to have a matzah pizza." "Massapequa isn't as Jewish as Merrick or Jericho, but it didn't get the nickname Matzoh-Pizza for nothing. Granted it is much more Italian than Jewish, but it does have a decent sized Jewish population." -- City-data.com
- "We can't have matzah pizza this year- I couldn't find kosher l'pesach tomato sauce."
- "Affectionately called Matzo-Pizza because of its mix of Jews and Italians, Massapequa, population 80,000, is also a melting pot of Irish, German, and many other ethnic backgrounds." (http://www.businessweek.com/stories/1991-09-01/but-will-it-play-in-matzo-pizza)
Languages of Origin
Textual Hebrew, English
Who Uses This
Religious: Jews who are engaged in religious observance and have some Jewish education
For many Jews, matzah pizza is associated with college students since it is a relatively easy meal to prepare with limited resources.
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