U.S. Ambassador Friedman celebrates Passover by baking matzah

Listen in for Friedman's Hebrew announcement!

March 26, 2018 12:47
Ambassador David Friedman wishes Israelis a happy Passover

Ambassador David Friedman wishes Israelis a happy Passover. (photo credit: screenshot)

Ahead of Passover, which begins this Friday evening, US Ambassador to Israel joined a group of Israelis at Kfar Chabad for a day of matzah baking.

Friedman recounted the Passover story, explaining how the Jews fled Egypt for freedom in the land of Israel thousands of years ago.

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In Hebrew, Friedman repeated the famous final phrase in the Haggadah, "next year in Jerusalem" and then wished viewers a happy Passover.

"This year, because of the great efforts of our administration, in particular our president, we can say 'next year in Jerusalem' and it has a special and unique meaning," he added, referencing the impending US embassy move from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, set to take place in May.

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