January 5, 2021

Passover 2021 – Some Uncertainties but Much Optimism

Brooklyn…Passover goods have begun to arrive by the truckloads to kosher groceries. Trucks carrying the coveted hand Shmurah matzahs have begun their trek around the country. Several hotels were advertising Passover programs. Houses were being rented in Orlando in what may be one of the most popular options for the upcoming Passover holiday (eve of March 27th). Although Passover 2021 will fall short of 2019, it will not be nearly as flat as last year’s Passover during the height of the Covid-19 pandemic. It does not appear that Israel will be a viable option for those used to spending the holiday in the Holy Land. Kosher distributors are projecting that there will be no major shortages of basic staples for the holiday, they also expect that in many families the number of guests will be far less than in an ordinary year even if it does pick up from a year ago.