Montreal’s Jewish community is getting ready for Passover, the holiday when matzo is on the menu — and bread, or anything that might possibly have touched water to rise and ferment, is not.
From the first Seder, starting at sundown on April 15 to the end of the holiday at sunset on April 23, there’s plenty of anticipation to join family and friends in homes. With restaurants and caterers serving the large Ashkenaz (Eastern European) and Sephardic (Middle Eastern) populations in the city, there’s a wide variety of options for Seder meals and everyday Passover dining. Pre-ordering is essential, so by all means plan — and order early.
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