Matzah at the International Space Station


April 22, 2022


Eytan Stibbe, the second Israeli astronaut to launch into space, seen during a press conference in Tel Aviv, May 5, 2021.

(JTA) - An Israeli astronaut made a decidedly low-tech delivery to the International Space Station: handmade matzah.

Eytan Stibbe, 64, is one of three astronauts who paid for the privilege of launching into space on April 8, in an initiative of Axiom Space, a private company based in Houston.

Chabad of the Space and Treasure Coasts in Florida delivered Stibbe a Passover food package, noting that he would be on the space station when Passover started on the evening of April 15, reported.

Stibbe explained the significance of the holiday in a Zoom press conference.

"The seder, Passo...

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