Inflation drives up Passover food prices for US Jews

  • Eliot Spitzer selects vegetables at a kosher supermarket with two of his seven children, Faigy, right, and Abba in the Hasidic Jewish section of Brooklyn’s Williamsburg neighborhood in New York on Tuesday. Some U.S. Jewish families observing the Passover are struggling to pay for matzo, eggs and gefilte fish and worry about how soaring inflation is driving up prices during one of the most important holidays for Jews. (AP Photo/Luis Andres Henao)

NEW YORK — Shopping for Passover on a recent day at a kosher supermarket in the Hasidic Jewish section of Brooklyn’s Williamsburg neighborhood, Moshe Werzberger worried about how inflation is driving up prices during one of the most important holidays for Jews.