This Day in Jewish History A New York Matza Maven Is Born

Regina Horowitz Margareten became the public face of her family's company and of her close-knit clan.

December 25, 1863 (some sources say December 20), is the birthdate of Regina Horowitz Margareten, who became the effective head of her family’s matza company after her husband’s death, in 1923, and remained active in its operation until her death in 1959, at age 95.