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New Study: Nearly Every Israeli will Eat Matza and Keep Kosher on Pesach Eve


A family Pesach seder in Tzur Hadassah, Israel, April 6, 2012.

A family Pesach seder in Tzur Hadassah, Israel, April 6, 2012.
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90% of Israeli Jews will participate in a Passover Seder, 80% of self-defined secular Jews said they believe in God, according to a study done by Israel’s Central Bureau of Statistics.

While 55% said they would make sure to only eat kosher during the entire holiday, nearly all said they would make sure to eat Matzah and only kosher food on Pesach night.

Those are some pretty good numbers.

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27 Responses to “New Study: Nearly Every Israeli will Eat Matza and Keep Kosher on Pesach Eve”

  1. from where get people the idea that secular Jews do not believe in God?

  2. 1st shuva to eretz then t’shuva to HaShem…just as Rav Kook predicted.

  3. Mike Burke says:

    I don’t see how this is so shocking because there are similar stats for secular ‘non-observant’ Christians, too, especially at Easter.

  4. Peter Resz says:

    Sorry but I for one am not interested in you religion. When it comes out of the 1400′s we can talk not until then.

  5. our relationship with the ein sof transcends frum/not frum. we yiddlichs must stand united.

  6. GLAD THE SECULAR JEWS BELIEVE IN G-D . THIS CRAZY WORLD IS VERY APPEARANCE ORIENTED AND THERE IS CONSTANT STRUGGLE TO BE STRONG WITH G-D AND TRYING TO FIT INTO THIS WORLD.

  7. ..and i always thought jews were smarter than that, 80%!??? wow!

  8. Flavio Alves says:

    todos os necessitados minha familia e eu e todos os Judeus Pesach

  9. Amram Yosef says:

    May H’ always guide and protect His people.

  10. Lisa Marino says:

    It’s a common misconception I have run into many times in my life. One person said she was taught that Jews don’t believe in God by nuns when she was in school in Ireland. I was appalled!

  11. Avis Johnson says:

    Wow ! Yasher Koach!

  12. AMEN and so shall I Pesach 2014 <3

  13. What of course we believe in G-D HaShem and WHWH being of the same.

  14. What of course we believe in G-D HaShem and WHWH being of the same.

  15. What of course we believe in G-D HaShem and WHWH being of the same.

  16. I’ll be celebrating Passover with great joy! May The Jewish Press and all Jews have a Happy and Healthy Passover!!!

  17. Joel Fisher says:

    …. another reason why EVERY Jew should live in Eretz Yisroel

  18. Kay Xiarras says:

    secular does not mean atheist

  19. Chaiya Eitan says:

    The fifty-five percent number could be higher. Though some will probably say I should be looking at the glass 'half-full.' L'chaim! Hag Sameach!

  20. Hayim Curiel says:

    we need peace in Israel and all MArea

  21. Praise the LORD !!!! que Todos, sim todos os judeus no mundo todo estejam sempre procurando a presença do D-us Eterno!!!

  22. Louvado seja o D-us Eterno, o Poderoso
    de Jacó !!!! que Todos, sim todos os judeus no mundo todo estejam sempre procurando a presença do D-us Eterno!!!

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