This is why Jews don’t eat bread on Passover

(Image credit: The Prince of Egypt, DreamWorks, 1998)

We all know the story our Hebrew school teacher told us as kids. The Pharaoh decides to let the Israelite slaves go, but they better run fast before he changes his mind (which, of course, he then does, leading to the climactic chariot chase). The Israelites get the message loud and clear. They start panic packing, strapping whatever they can find onto their camels. In their haste, they can’t even wait for the…