n. 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.
n. A nickname for Massapequa, a Long Island, NY, suburb with sizable Jewish and Italian populations.
"I can't wait to have a matzah pizza."
"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." (source)
"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." (source)
Languages of Origin
- Textual Hebrew
Who Uses This
- Religious: Jews who are engaged in religious observance and have some Jewish education
- North America
- South Africa
- Australia / New Zealand
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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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