Matzah related stringencies

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Matzah Ashira-Egg Matzah:

The Ashkenazi custom is not to eat Matzah Ashira during Pesach. See Chapter 8 Halacha 5 for the full details of this topic!


Machine made Matzah:[1]

The Chabad custom is not to eat machine made Matzah at all throughout all the days of Pesach. See Chapter 8 Halacha 3 for the full details of this topic!


Not to eat Matzah past the first night of Pesach:[2]

Some are scrupulous not to eat any Matzah throughout Pesach with exception to the first night, when it is a Biblical command, and when required for the Shabbos and Yom Tov meals.[3] However, the Poskim[4] argue against this custom saying it diminishes Simchas Yom Tov.


[1] Toras Menachem 5711 2:7; See Otzer Minhagei Chabad p. 29-31

[2] See Shaareiy Teshuvah end of 461:1; Otzer Minhagei Chabad p. 42 regarding Rav Itche Demasmid that he would bake 12 Matzahs for the entire duration of Pesach

[3] The reason: As they suspect the Matzah may not have been made properly and thus contains Chametz.

[4] Shaareiy Teshuvah ibid

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