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Halacha - Is matza always 'hamotzi' or sometimes 'mezonot"?
Submitted by anonymous  Answered by Rav Peretz Moncharsh
Question: I was told that according to (some) Sephardic rabbis, matza is 'mezonot'. Is that so?
Answer: It is true that some Sefardi Rabbis consider matza to be mezonot except on Pesach, based on the opinion brought in Shulchan Aruch OC 168 that pas ha'baah b'kisnin is dry thin crackers. However, since matza is always eaten as a meal and not a dessert or snack this minority opinion is very difficult to understand. Therefore, if a Sefardi has the custom to say mezonot, there is a source and I would not insist he change his minhag, but otherwise I would advise Ashkenazim and Sefardim that the proper beracha is hamotzi.
posted:2011-02-24 13:15:28

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