web analytics
December 22, 2014 / 30 Kislev, 5775
 
At a Glance
News & Views
Sponsored Post
8000 meals Celebrate Eight Days of Chanukah – With 8,000 Free Meals Daily to Israel’s Poor

Join Meir Panim’s campaign to “light up” Chanukah for families in need.



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.
Photo Credit: Nati Shohat/flash 90

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.

About the Author: JewishPress.com brings you the latest in Jewish news from around the world. Stay up to date by following up on Facebook and Twitter. Do you have something noteworthy to report? Submit your news story to us here.


If you don't see your comment after publishing it, refresh the page.

Our comments section is intended for meaningful responses and debates in a civilized manner. We ask that you respect the fact that we are a religious Jewish website and avoid inappropriate language at all cost.

If you promote any foreign religions, gods or messiahs, lies about Israel, anti-Semitism, or advocate violence (except against terrorists), your permission to comment may be revoked.

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!!!

Comments are closed.

SocialTwist Tell-a-Friend

Current Top Story
Eleven people were injured by a motorist who plowed into a crowd in southern France. The driver yelled "Allahu Akbar" as he attacked. Dec. 21, 2014
French Driver Shouting “Allahu Akbar” Plows into Crowd
Latest News Stories
Eleven people were injured by a motorist who plowed into a crowd in southern France. The driver yelled "Allahu Akbar" as he attacked. Dec. 21, 2014

Man shouting “Allahu Akbar” drives car into crowd in the French city of Dijon.

Police and the IDF find the vehicle and its driver suspected of having tried to run down Jews Thursday morning.

Bereaved family says hit-and-run death was terrorism.

Christian Israeli Kay Wilson and Mohammed "Zionist" Zoabi.

Anti-Zionist Arabs don’t always distinguish between Jews, Christians and Muslims.

Rami Levi will have to start paying minimum wage workers more money.

Elections, and not Netanyahu, raised the minimum wage.

Palestinian Authority head says he can’t stop attacks on Jews.

Oscar-winner “Into the Arms of Strangers: Stories of the Kindertransport” has been selected for permanent preservation in the Library of Congress by the National Film Registry. The film, released in 2000, documents the rescue of some 10,000 predominantly Jewish children from Nazi-dominated Germany, Austria and Czechoslovakia in the months leading up to World War II. […]

Dr. Ben Carson is waiting for God to tell him if he should run for president.

Four arrested in crackdown on anti-assimilation group Lehava.

The decision of Uri Aril’s Tekuma faction to remain in the party and re-start a “Yesha faction” is a blessing.

PM Netanyahu lit the 5th Chanukah candle at the Kotel. We understand that he then sung a beautiful rendition of Maoz Tzur, but we unfortunately don’t have that on video.

It doesn’t pay to be a foreign volunteer soldier in the ISIS army.

This is the first flask of ritually pure olive oil made in 2000 years.

First Lebanon’s Hezbollah started the Second Lebanon War, now the UN wants Israel to pay Lebanon for damages.

Stern expressed dismay at Tzipi Livni’s merger with the Labor party.

The Islamic terrorist entered the police station and began stabbing policemen while yelling “Allah hu Akbar”.

More Articles from Jewish Press News Briefs

It doesn’t pay to be a foreign volunteer soldier in the ISIS army.

This is the first flask of ritually pure olive oil made in 2000 years.

First Lebanon’s Hezbollah started the Second Lebanon War, now the UN wants Israel to pay Lebanon for damages.

Stern expressed dismay at Tzipi Livni’s merger with the Labor party.

The Islamic terrorist entered the police station and began stabbing policemen while yelling “Allah hu Akbar”.

Two girls in Kibbutz Nir Yitzchak were taking a selfie video when the rocket siren went off on Friday morning.

Printed from: http://www.jewishpress.com/news/breaking-news/new-study-nearly-every-israeli-will-eat-matza-and-keep-kosher-on-pesach-eve/2014/04/13/

Scan this QR code to visit this page online: